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 Dictionary entry overview: What does despicable mean? 

DESPICABLE (adjective)
  The adjective DESPICABLE has 1 sense:

1. morally reprehensible

  Familiarity information: DESPICABLE used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DESPICABLE (adjective)

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Morally reprehensible


despicable; vile; slimy; unworthy; worthless; ugly; wretched

Context examples:

would do something as despicable as murder / ugly crimes / the vile development of slavery appalled them / a slimy little liar


evil (morally bad or wrong)

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