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What any protester did in storming the Capitol is a despicable act.

In the eyes of their critics they were nasty and despicable but they carried on with the yeoman’s work of civic engagement.

These actions at the US Capitol by protestors are truly despicable and unacceptable.

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In my mind, this despicable year kept demanding that I wait, for a better time, until the right moment.

We’re all despicable, and that’s just the way it’s going to be.

And even today there are despicable instances of hate crimes versus Jews in our country.

Then, Gordon replied with, “Horrible behavior,” which was echoed by Pascal, who responded, “Actually despicable.”

Mr. Abe was not amused and on his Facebook page he called these taunts “the most despicable act.”

And demonizing the women leveling these charges is despicable.

But Hathaway, thanks to all of us despicable people, does need to care about being liked.

In an army thoroughly disorganised a good draughtsman with an eye for country was no despicable asset.

For behold I have made thee a little one among the nations, despicable among men.

Very despicable and very prying, he tried to make his place secure by acting as spy in the bureau.

The rumour was whispered around him, and, in his own world, secured him an envied and despicable position.

Away with the empty and impious vanities, the base actions, the low despicable conversations of such a world.


On this page you'll find 85 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to despicable, such as: contemptible, degrading, disgraceful, disreputable, loathsome, and reprehensible.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.