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
This administration policies and culture is reprehensible against their stance against women and minorities in this nation.
What is so reprehensible about trying to find a ring a woman likes?
Then enablers are surprised when the #MeToo movement reveals reprehensible behavior.
Unfortunately, in order for democracy to flourish that includes the reprehensible, like the Daily Stormer.
Really, they were fed up with how long a disgraced former Hollywood executive went unpunished for his reprehensible conduct.
Puerto Rico does not deserve this unfair and morally reprehensible treatment.
These hearings are a way for figures with views many of us would find reprehensible to attempt to mask them from public scrutiny.
My empathy goes out to anyone who has been affected by the irresponsible and reprehensible misuse of REAL guns.
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First Known Use of reprehensible
acceptable, agreeable, blessed (also blest), congenial, delectable, delicious, delightful, enjoyable, felicitous, good, grateful, gratifying, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, satisfying, welcome;
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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