reprehensible

[ rep-ri-hen-suh-buhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF reprehensible
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A demon addicted to the reprehensible habit of devouring the dead.

Worse than all was the reprehensible conduct of Sir Theophilus Parker.

Does your law, then, not consider him reprehensible in that desire?

Reprehensible as it was he did not want anything to disturb it.

He has adopted a tone and manners which I can hardly but describe as reprehensible.

He had become satisfied that Alfred was connected with the reprehensible act.

If she cared nothing for him, she was acting in a reprehensible manner.

Had I known, my conduct in coming to you as I did would have been reprehensible.

In the old drama there had been much that was reprehensible.

What does he hold to be most reprehensible in this class of work?

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French reprehensible (14c.) or directly from Late Latin reprehensibilis, from reprehens-, past participle stem of Latin reprehendere (see reprehend). Related: Reprehensibly; reprehensibility.

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