Definitions for reprehensibleˌrɛp rɪˈhɛn sə bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rep•re•hen•si•bleˌrɛp rɪˈhɛn sə bəl(adj.)

  1. deserving rebuke or censure; blameworthy.

Origin of reprehensible:

1350–1400; ME < LL reprehēnsibilis= L reprehēns(us), ptp. of reprehendere to reprehend+-ibilis -ible



Princeton's WordNet

  1. condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, vicious(adj)

    bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure

    "a criminal waste of talent"; "a deplorable act of violence"; "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife"


  1. reprehensible(Noun)

    A reprehensible person; a villain.

  2. reprehensible(Adjective)

    Blameworthy, censurable, guilty.

  3. reprehensible(Adjective)

    Deserving of reprehension.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reprehensible(adj)

    worthy of reprehension; culpable; censurable; blamable

Translations for reprehensible

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


deserving blame

a reprehensible act.

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