What does reprehensible mean?

Definitions for reprehensibleˌrɛp rɪˈhɛn sə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word reprehensible.

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.]

Numerology

  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shelly Hickman:

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

  2. Steven Rhodes:

    The actions of these individuals are reprehensible and represent a breach of the public trust.

  3. 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.

  4. Cedric Richmond:

    Unfortunately, there is no reason to believe that we can negotiate in good faith with a person who holds such vile and reprehensible beliefs.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of reprehensible

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Translations for reprehensible

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • tadelnswert, rügenswert, kritikwürdig, verwerflichGerman
  • κατακριτέος, αξιόμεμπτοςGreek
  • reprehensibleSpanish
  • سزاوار سرزنشPersian
  • moitittava, tuomittavaFinnish
  • blâmable, condamnable, coupable, répréhensibleFrench
  • ámælisverðurIcelandic
  • רָאוּי לִנְזִיפָהHebrew
  • 批判的なJapanese
  • afkeurenswaardig, schuldig, verwerpelijkDutch
  • klanderverdigNorwegian
  • предосудительныйRussian
  • klandervärd, förkastligSwedish

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