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Definition of "reprehensible" []

  • Deserving rebuke or censure; blameworthy. See Synonyms at blameworthy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reprehensible" in a sentence
  • "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.”"
  • "The fact that some members of a group behave in reprehensible ways does not justify denying basic civil rights to all members."
  • "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."