But side by side with these despicable men what heroism we saw!
She had just done a thing that was mean, or at least she had done a thing from a mean, a despicable motive.
But despicable as his conduct had been, he underwent no hasty condemnation.
The despicable methods he was adopting troubled him not in the least.
I w-wouldn't have believed that anyone would be so despicable!