Definitions for reprehensibleˌrɛp rɪˈhɛn sə bəl
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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.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The idea that we would punish a victim for being a victim is reprehensible.
This proposal not only threatens public safety, it is patently unconstitutional, utterly reprehensible, and has no place in a civil society.
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.
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.
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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- tadelnswert, rügenswert, kritikwürdig, verwerflichGerman
- κατακριτέος, αξιόμεμπτοςGreek
- moitittava, tuomittavaFinnish
- blâmable, condamnable, coupable, répréhensibleFrench
- afkeurenswaardig, schuldig, verwerpelijkDutch
- klandervärd, förkastligSwedish
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