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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reprehensible mean? 

  The adjective REPREHENSIBLE has 1 sense:

1. bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure

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

 Dictionary entry details 


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Bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure


condemnable; criminal; reprehensible; deplorable; vicious

Context examples:

a criminal waste of talent / a deplorable act of violence / adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife


wrong (contrary to conscience or morality or law)

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