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ˌrɛp rɪˈhɛn sə bəlrep·re·hen·si·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, viciousadjective

    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. reprehensiblenoun

    A reprehensible person; a villain.

  2. reprehensibleadjective

    Blameworthy, censurable, guilty.

  3. reprehensibleadjective

    Deserving of reprehension.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reprehensibleadjective

    worthy of reprehension; culpable; censurable; blamable

    Etymology: [L. reprehensibilis: cf. F. rprhensible.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reprehensible in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reprehensible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of reprehensible in a Sentence

  1. Mayor Jack Seiler:

    I am very disappointed, disgusted and shocked by this incident, the inappropriate racist behavior exhibited by those involved is unacceptable and reprehensible, it violates the trust we place in our law enforcement officers, it damages the bond we have established in our community and undermines the standards in which each and every city employee is held accountable.

  2. Philip Luther:

    Widespread atrocities, in particular the vicious and unrelenting aerial bombardment of civilian neighbourhoods by government forces, have made life for civilians in Aleppo increasingly unbearable, these reprehensible and continual strikes on residential areas point to a policy of deliberately and systematically targeting civilians in attacks that constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity.

  3. Greg Burke:

    The abuses described in the report are criminal and morally reprehensible, those acts were betrayals of trust that robbed survivors of their dignity and their faith. Catholic Church must learn hard lessons from Catholic Church past, and there should be accountability for both abusers and those who permitted abuse to occur.

  4. Joey Jackson:

    You can argue it's morally reprehensible. But when you look at it from Sean Penn's perspective, he simply had a talk with a fugitive, you need some type of aiding or abetting or assisting or material support ... of a fugitive.

  5. Rice University historian Douglas Brinkey:

    If they dont want to use a specific image, then dont use it. But to confuse the public is reprehensible.

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