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.]