Character 13
Hyphenation rep re hen si ble
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Reprehensible"

What do we mean by reprehensible?

Deserving rebuke or censure. adjective

Deserving to be reprehended or censured; blameworthy; censurable; deserving reproof: applied to persons or things.

Synonyms Blamable, culpable, reprovable. See admonition.

Worthy of reprehension; culpable; censurable; blamable. adjective

Blameworthy, censurable, guilty. adjective

Deserving of reprehension. adjective

A reprehensible person; a villain. noun

Bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure adjective

A reprehensible person; a villain.

Worthy of blame Urban Dictionary

Taking responsibility for one's own actions so as not to be morally wrong in principle or practice. Originally coined by the Scots during The Highland Potato Famine of the 19th century, a famous period in Highland and Scottish history (1846 to roughly 1856). Urban Dictionary

Something that is actually repugnant which society applauds and upholds as celebratory due to the decline of social & pop culture mores. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Reprehensible

The word "reprehensible" in example sentences

I guess what makes this so obviously reprehensible is the fact that this position is not grounded on any rationale but on unreasoned, exaggerated fear, and not a little bit of an ingredient called “sadism.” ❋ Unknown (2010)

The fact that some members of a group behave in reprehensible ways does not justify denying basic civil rights to all members. ❋ Unknown (2010)

BLITZER: ... the police right away, was -- I believe he used the word reprehensible when he acknowledged it. ❋ Unknown (2009)

What makes this especially reprehensible is that these so-called advocates are pushing radical policies while remaining largely immune from the impact of these policies. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Chase … price gouging, while reprehensible, is not illegal unless it is made so by the state. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Foley "engaged in reprehensible conduct," Rep. Chris Chocola, R-Ind., said at a debate here Tuesday night after Joe Donnelly, his Democratic opponent, said in his opening remarks that people were "horrified" to learn about the Foley scandal. ❋ Unknown (2006)

While the Russians and Soviets did not appreciate all that they received - many of the films included warnings that they depicted a "moral and social situation" that was "reprehensible" - they were relatively good at making sure that what they had was kept in good condition in a state film archive. ❋ Peter Finn (2011)

The man behind some of the most "reprehensible" - in the words of John McCain - GOP attack ads in recent memory is getting involved in Michigan's gubernatorial race. ❋ Eric B. (2010)

Sanford - who had voted to impeach President Bill Clinton and called Clinton's sexual escapades "reprehensible" - said his relationship with the woman became physical in 2008, when the governor went to Buenos Aires for an economic development trip. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The blacks-and-muslims remark really is reprehensible, which is totally out of character with that which I had come to expect from this particular poster. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The company's actions "can only be described as reprehensible and criminal," said Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., who oversees FDA funding. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Ruelokke wins; government's actions called reprehensible, callous ❋ Ed Hollett (2006)

In his speech last week, he used words to describe the criticisms as "dishonest" and "reprehensible" -- these are quotes -- "irresponsible." ❋ Unknown (2005)

Her husband, who himself probably taught her to do so, one day tried to make apologies for what he ruefully termed her reprehensible conduct. ❋ Various (N/A)

If the EDL went on the rampage in Luton, those like Stafford Scott would call it reprehensible, evil, racist violence. ❋ Stafford Scott (2011)

Etheridge's actions were reprehensible, that is the crux of it. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The [brash] student was forced to [apologize] for her reprehensible [conduct] ❋ Strawberrypanic (2008)

[Self-isolation] is [critical], [think] about your reprehensibility! ❋ Peteinakl (2020)

A grown [azz] man marrying his 13 or [14 year old] cousin is [unequivocally] morally reprehensible. ❋ Hand Solo III, Esq. (2022)

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