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Reprehensible Definition

  • bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure;
    synonyms:vicious, deplorable, condemnable, criminal

Sentence Examples

Encouragement is not held out to things that deserve reprehension.

[From The Gutenberg Webster's Unabridged Dictionary Section D and E by Project Gutenberg]

He got scandalously drunk on one occasion, and showed reprehensible levity on others.

[From Samuel Johnson by Stephen, Leslie]

Her reprehensible behavior had amounted to stupidity.

[From Marjorie Dean's Romance by Chase, Josephine]

I am a married woman, sir, which makes of your rudeness an even more reprehensible act.

[From The Enchanted Typewriter by Bangs, John Kendrick]

I consider that flirtation by a married woman is most reprehensible.

[From A Little Change: A Farce in One Scene by Grundy, Sydney]

I have known more reprehensible vanities.

[From That Unfortunate Marriage, Vol. 1 by Trollope, Frances Eleanor]

In the old days police methods for the detection and proof of crime were often reprehensible.

[From Oriental Prisons Prisons and Crime in India, the Andaman Islands, Burmah, China, Japan, Egypt, Turkey by Griffiths, Arthur]

It is, however, a reprehensible practice.

[From Nick Baba's Last Drink and Other Sketches by Goff, George Paul]

Needless to say, this is highly reprehensible.

[From Motion Picture Operation, Stage Electrics and Illusions A Practical Hand-book and Guide for Theater Electricians, Motion Picture Operators and Managers of Theaters and Productions by Horstmann, Henry Charles]

Suicide, and all other forms of selfishness, are highly reprehensible.

[From Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, \"Harmony\" to \"Heanor\" Volume 13, Slice 1 by Various]

There are other charges equally reprehensible.

[From Abridgement of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. 3 (of 16) by Various]

They seemed to him to be very unorthodox and carnal and reprehensible from all points.

[From The Point of View by Glyn, Elinor]

This reprehensible levity served various ends.

[From The Maid of Honour: A Tale of the Dark Days of France. Vol. 3 (of 3) by Wingfield, Lewis]

This is a highly reprehensible procedure.

[From The Eugenic Marriage, Volume 3 (of 4) A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies by Hague, W. Grant (William Grant)]

To attribute reprehensible motives always shows lowness and vulgarity of mind.

[From Notes and Queries, Vol. V, Number 124, March 13, 1852 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc. by Bell, George]

Vandalism is everywhere reprehensible.

[From The Iron Furnace; or, Slavery and Secession by Aughey, John H. (John Hill)]

What is reprehensible in one country may be at least excusable in another.

[From The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe Being Sketches of the Domestic and Religious Rites and Ceremonies of the Siamese by Norbury, Edwin A. (Edwin Arthur)]

Who has committed such a reprehensible act?

[From Dandy Dick: A Play in Three Acts by Pinero, Arthur Wing]

"Conway's folly is indeed reprehensible, and he no doubt deserves all he suffers."

[From The Senator's Bride by Miller, Alex. McVeigh, Mrs.]

Can any thing be more reprehensible?

Children (and grown people too) had a very reprehensible habit of scribbling in their books.

[From Child Life in Colonial Days by Earle, Alice Morse]

"I don't find him reprehensible, simply ridiculous."

Reprehension and reproof are retrospective, the former being milder than the latter.

[From The Gutenberg Webster's Unabridged Dictionary by Project Gutenberg]

Andy was engaged in a methodical, scientific, reprehensibly soul-satisfying period of swearing.

[From The Flying U Ranch by Bower, B. M.]