Definitions for despicableˈdɛs pɪ kə bəl, dɪˈspɪk ə-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched(adj)

    morally reprehensible

    "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar"

Wiktionary

  1. despicable(Adjective)

    Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless

Webster Dictionary

  1. Despicable(adj)

    fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; as, a despicable man; despicable company; a despicable gift

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Albert Camus:

    Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

  2. Bernard Cazeneuve:

    Police intervened very quickly to stop these despicable acts.

  3. Donald Trump:

    But no, I would never kill them, i think that would be despicable.

  4. Denis Diderot:

    It is not human nature we should accuse but the despicable conventions that pervert it.

  5. David Beckham:

    Some of the things that we now know happened were despicable, unacceptable and awful for the game that we love so much.

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