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1. reprehensible

adjective. ['ˌrɛprɪˈhɛnsəbəl'] bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure.

Synonyms

  • deplorable
  • vicious
  • condemnable
  • wrong

Antonyms

  • legal
  • innocent
  • good
  • superior

Etymology

  • -ible (English)
  • reprehend (English)
  • reprehendere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Reprehensible

  • comprehensible
  • indispensable
  • indefensible
  • dispensable
  • compensable
  • ostensible
  • insensible
  • defensible
  • sensible

Sentences with reprehensible


1. Adjective
These acts are seen as morally reprehensible, and pedophiles are often ostracized by communities.

Quotes about reprehensible


1. I am now convinced that children should not be subjected to the frightfulness of the Christian religion [...]. If the concept of a father who plots to have his own son put to death is presented to children as beautiful and as worthy of society's admiration, what types of human behavior can be presented to them as reprehensible?
- Ruth Hurmence Green, The Born Again Skeptic's Guide To The Bible

2. For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible
- Arthur Schopenhauer

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