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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
This isn’t just bad policy, this is morally reprehensible.
Surely there is no crime more reprehensible than the murder of children.
Some of the stories involve missing parents, irresponsible parents and one in particular has downright reprehensible parents.
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First Known Use of reprehensible
REPREHENSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reprehensible for English Language Learners
: very bad : deserving very strong criticism
REPREHENSIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of reprehensible for Students
: deserving strong criticism reprehensible acts
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