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reprehensibility

Definitions

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  • n. The property of being reprehensible.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being reprehensible.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. being reprehensible; worthy of and deserving reprehension or reproof

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Examples

  • Its main problem is and and has always been its moral reprehensibility, which is practically infinite. jhNY: If I remember correctly, Albert Speer, thorugh prodigious use of

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  • Mr. Gwire notes that presenting the punitive damages case to 12 new jurors was an unusual legal situation and required much of the original case to be re-presented because "reprehensibility" is a major factor in determining the amount of punitive damages.

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  • "reprehensibility" now has constitutional overtones - especially as to the amount of punitive damages that a jury can award.

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  • It is grounded in the objective policy goal of deterring harm against actual children, not the reprehensibility of the speech as it is.

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  • Approximate actual damages when there was a plausible fair use or other defense. 2-3x actual damages/profits when reclkless or intentional or some other reprehensibility. 10x if highly willful.

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  • According to the court, a key factor in upholding the large judgment "is the degree of reprehensibility of the defendant's conduct."

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  • This had prompted a backlash coalition, ranging from those Dutch uncles aghast at his┬ámoral reprehensibility; through those amateur psychologists gauging that he had just too many character flaws to be depended upon for the pressures of high office; down to the pragmatists who merely doubted his abilities at summits and treaties, given the lack of tact and diplomacy witnessed during the campaign.

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  • After it rid the world of leaping lawnmowers and exploding frying pans, it turned its sights on the also-rans of corporate reprehensibility.

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  • And I think that's the twist that adds an extra hint of reprehensibility to me.

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  • I don't know how this former Republican is consistently still stunned at the tonedeafness and reprehensibility of my former party; but I am.

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