reprehensible


rep·re·hen·si·ble

adjective \ˌre-pri-ˈhen(t)-sə-bəl\

: very bad : deserving very strong criticism

Full Definition of REPREHENSIBLE

:  worthy of or deserving reprehension :  culpable
rep·re·hen·si·bil·i·ty \-ˌhen(t)-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
rep·re·hen·si·ble·ness \-ˈhen(t)-sə-bəl-nəs\ noun
rep·re·hen·si·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of REPREHENSIBLE

  1. <a reprehensible tyrant, who oppressed his country for decades, has finally been brought to justice>
  2. <your behavior towards the other team was truly reprehensible, so you're being suspended from the next three games>

First Known Use of REPREHENSIBLE

14th century

Rhymes with REPREHENSIBLE

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: reprehension
Previous Word in the Dictionary: reprehender
All Words Near: reprehensible

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up reprehensible? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More