despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched(adj)
"would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar"
Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless
fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; as, a despicable man; despicable company; a despicable gift
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
des′pi-ka-bl, adj. deserving to be despised: contemptible: worthless.—ns. Des′picableness, Despicabil′ity.—adv. Des′picably. [L. despicĕre, to despise.]
The numerical value of despicable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of despicable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Whoever did this must be held accountable for their actions, i commend the local authorities, who have said that they are taking this despicable act seriously.
The nature of men and women - their essential nature - is so vile and despicable that if you were to portray a person as he really is, no one would believe you.
People gave their lives to protect the American people. And the last thing the Democrats want to do as they leave office is to smear their memory. It's despicable.
Thousands of lives were suddenly ended by evil, despicable acts of terror. referring to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
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Translations for despicable
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- презрян, жалъкBulgarian
- menyspreableCatalan, Valencian
- niederträchtig, verachtenswert, widerwärtig, abscheulich, verabscheuungswürdig, gemeinGerman
- αχαρακτήριστος, ποταπός, αχρείοςGreek
- bajo, desdeñable, despreciableSpanish
- kurja, halveksittavaFinnish
- abject, méprisableFrench
- keji, tercela, hinaIndonesian
- disprezzabile, spregevole, abiettoItalian
- verachtelijk, verfoeilijk, afschuwelijkDutch
- abject, disprețuibilRomanian
- жалкий, презренныйRussian
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