Definitions for reprehensibleˌrɛp rɪˈhɛn sə bəl

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

  2. Origin: [L. reprehensibilis: cf. F. rprhensible.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shelly Hickman:

    The idea that we would punish a victim for being a victim is reprehensible.

  2. California Attorney General Kamala Harris:

    This proposal not only threatens public safety, it is patently unconstitutional, utterly reprehensible, and has no place in a civil society.

  3. Jack McCain:

    Donald Trump's comments about prisoners of war are reprehensible, he says he doesn't like people who are captured and that applies to all prisoners of war.

  4. John Velis:

    Any person who has served will tell you that it’s reprehensible when someone fraudulently represents themselves as a veteran for some type of financial gain.

  5. Kelly Shackelford:

    For this Navy to bar a chaplain from comforting and ministering to sailors and families is a reprehensible violation of religious freedom and common human decency.

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Translations for reprehensible

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • tadelnswert, rügenswert, kritikwürdig, verwerflichGerman
  • κατακριτέος, αξιόμεμπτοςGreek
  • reprehensibleSpanish
  • moitittava, tuomittavaFinnish
  • blâmable, condamnable, coupable, répréhensibleFrench
  • ámælisverðurIcelandic
  • afkeurenswaardig, schuldig, verwerpelijkDutch
  • klanderverdigNorwegian
  • предосудительныйRussian
  • klandervärd, förkastligSwedish

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