reprehensible was our Word of the Day on 01/12/2018. Hear the podcast!
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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
The assault that occurred was reprehensible, and the company covered the cost of counseling sessions.
To be sure, deception that limits an individual’s or a parent’s ability to make informed decisions is reprehensible.
What individuals often find reprehensible are drug habits from other cultures, as was the case for coffee and tobacco when they were first introduced to Europe.
Regina needs to be reprehensible for the show to work, but Fey's new additions prove she can also be complicated.
But art is only truthful when artists speak their truth, whether or not that truth is reprehensible to some.
Colin Kaepernick being unsigned is reprehensible enough.
This is a surprisingly critical film that portrays the incident not as a shocking tragedy but as a reprehensible crime, framing the Kennedy mythos as a battered shield its protagonist ducked behind.
His attorney filed a motion for his client's release, calling his treatment immoral, reprehensible, unlawful and unconstitutional.
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REPREHENSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reprehensible for English Language Learners
: very bad : deserving very strong criticism
REPREHENSIBLE Defined for Kids
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