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"
A reprehensible person; a villain.
Blameworthy, censurable, guilty.
Deserving of reprehension.
worthy of reprehension; culpable; censurable; blamable
Origin: [L. reprehensibilis: cf. F. rprhensible.]
The numerical value of reprehensible in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of reprehensible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The idea that we would punish a victim for being a victim is reprehensible.
Any use of the names of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, in connection with any violence or killing of police, is reprehensible and against the pursuit of justice in both cases.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the officers' families during this incredibly difficult time. any use of the names of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, in connection with any violence or killing of police, is reprehensible and against the pursuit of justice in both cases.
To exclude groups of people because of their faith, this isn't worthy of the free state in which we live. It isn't compatible with our essential values. And its humanly reprehensible, xenophobia, racism, extremism have no place here. We are fighting to ensure that they don't have a place elsewhere either.
Add to this the measures France has taken to protect itself against the insider threat it faces, including banning the niqab (veil or mask), plus the usual complaints that Western religious freedom actually oppresses Muslims by exposing them to what they find morally reprehensible, and there you get the reason for their repeated, triumphal rejection of France.
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- tadelnswert, rügenswert, kritikwürdig, verwerflichGerman
- κατακριτέος, αξιόμεμπτοςGreek
- moitittava, tuomittavaFinnish
- blâmable, condamnable, coupable, répréhensibleFrench
- afkeurenswaardig, schuldig, verwerpelijkDutch
- klandervärd, förkastligSwedish
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