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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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Indeed, as Schroeder emphasizes, it is attractive to think that a reasons-based account has to be the right account of properties like credibility, despicability, trustworthiness, noteworthiness, and so on, whatever one thinks about the broader reasons fundamentalist program.
In addition, the state, as the basis for inclusion and exclusion, is under pressure, and the citizenship concept is not immune to a world of unfolding moral decline, where the boundaries between civility and despicability become narrower every day.
The millionaire right-winger, who was branded a "despicable person", asked for a "thoughtful debate", adding: "Let's leave my despicability to one side." A female protester challenged the MP about reports he profited from an abortion drug despite being opposed to terminations in all circumstances.
QUOTE OF THE DAY "Let's leave my despicability to one side."