reprehensible

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Related to reprehensiblely: laxity, censure

rep·re·hen·si·ble

 (rĕp′rĭ-hĕn′sə-bəl)
adj.
Deserving rebuke or censure: "Few legal codes were as reprehensible as the Jim Crow laws" (Pete Bodo).

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin reprehēnsibilis, from Latin reprehēnsus, past participle of reprehendere, to reprehend; see reprehend.]

rep′re·hen′si·bil′i·ty, rep′re·hen′si·ble·ness n.
rep′re·hen′si·bly adv.

reprehensible

(ˌrɛprɪˈhɛnsəbəl)
adj
open to criticism or rebuke; blameworthy
[C14: from Late Latin reprehensibilis, from Latin reprehendere to hold back, reprove]
ˌrepreˌhensiˈbility, ˌrepreˈhensibleness n
ˌrepreˈhensibly adv

rep•re•hen•si•ble

(ˌrɛp rɪˈhɛn sə bəl)

adj.
deserving rebuke or censure; blameworthy.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin reprehēnsibilis= Latin reprehēns(us), past participle of reprehendere to reprehend + -ibilis -ible]
rep`re•hen′si•bly, adv.
rep`re•hen`si•bil′i•ty, rep`re•hen′si•ble•ness, n.

reprehensible

- Usually applied to things, not people—the sin and not the sinner.
See also related terms for sin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reprehensible - bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure; "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; "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; "cheating is wrong"; "it is wrong to lie"

reprehensible

reprehensible

adjective
Translations
مَسْؤول عن
hanebnýtrestuhodný
forkastelig
elítélendõ
ámælisverîur
peiktinas
nosodāmspeļams
suçlanabilir

reprehensible

[ˌreprɪˈhensɪbl] ADJreprensible, censurable

reprehensible

[ˌrɛprɪˈhɛnsɪbəl] adjrépréhensible

reprehensible

reprehensible

[ˌrɛprɪˈhɛnsɪbl] adj (frm) → riprovevole

reprehensible

(repriˈhensəbl) adjective
deserving blame. a reprehensible act.
ˌrepreˈhensibly adverb

reprehensible

a. reprensible, reprobable, censurable.