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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Extremely bad, immoral, or cruel.

Usage examples (38)
  • Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear
  • He's apologizing for what he calls his despicable words after he was arrested for drunken driving.
  • Civil Protection Minister Michalis Chryssochoidis condemned what he called a despicable act of terrorism.
  • The word despicable in this context sounds hysterical. for more
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