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Examples of reprehensible in a Sentence
a reprehensible tyrant, who oppressed his country for decades, has finally been brought to justice
your behavior towards the other team was truly reprehensible, so you're being suspended from the next three games
Recent Examples of reprehensible from the Web
That any public official suggests otherwise is reprehensible.
According to the EFF, the ability of domain registrars and security companies to unilaterally remove a site from the web—even one representing a reprehensible ideology—
Despite any cry to the contrary, the latest monstrous declaration from the moronic megalomaniac currently occupying the White House is not all that shocking albeit still reprehensible.
No apology can excuse away Mr. Trump’s reprehensible comments degrading women.
This substitute teacher’s conduct was reprehensible.
Many state governments, including mine (Utah), are guilty of this reprehensible practice.
That call was reprehensible, and any such suggestion is abhorrent and wholly contrary to Trinity’s values.
During the journey, some 4,000 to 8,000 died of disease and exposure along what became known as the Trail of Tears, one of the most reprehensible episodes in our history.
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First Known Use of reprehensible
Synonymsblamable, censurable, culpable, blameworthy, reproachable
Antonymsblameless, faultless, impeccable, irreproachable
Related Wordsbad, guilty, sinful, wicked; foolish, irresponsible, reckless; amerciable, chargeable, disciplinable, impeachable, indictable, punishable; criminal, illegal, illicit, unlawful; illegitimate, improper, wrongful
Near Antonymsflawless, perfect, pure; guiltless, innocent
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