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Noun1.Despicability - unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher valuesdespicability - unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
unworthiness - the quality or state of lacking merit or value
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The novel is, according the author, at most "tolerable newspaper literature" and its only redemption is in its sense of humor, an element that saves "luckily" the characters from their patriotism, despicability, or narrow-mindedness ("How" 375).
Furthermore, they defined these ancient Nubians in the ancient texts as "wretched," a term implying dejection, cowardice, profound unhappiness, misery, poverty, unsatisfactory abilities, contemptibility, and despicability.
559 (1996)), which considered the despicability of the defendant's conduct.