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reprehensible

adjective rep·re·hen·si·ble \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
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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

REPREHENSIBLENESS Defined for Kids

reprehensible

adjective rep·re·hen·si·ble \ˌre-pri-ˈhen-sə-bəl\

Definition of REPREHENSIBLE for Kids

:  deserving strong criticism <reprehensible acts>

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