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Deserving disapproval; offensive: objectionable behavior.

ob·jec′tion·a·bil′i·ty, ob·jec′tion·a·ble·ness n.
ob·jec′tion·a·bly adv.
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Adv.1.objectionably - in an obnoxious manner; "he said so in one of his more offensively intellectually arrogant sentences"
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بِصورةٍ مُثيرَةٍ للإعْتِراض أو مَكْروهَه
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(əbˈdʒekt) verb
(often with to) to feel or express dislike or disapproval. He wanted us to travel on foot but I objected (to that).
objection (əbˈdʒekʃən) noun
1. an expression of disapproval. He raised no objection to the idea.
2. a reason for disapproving. My objection is that he is too young.
obˈjectionable (-ˈdʒekʃə-) adjective
unpleasant. a very objectionable person.
obˈjectionably adverb
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