reprehensively love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With reprehension; reprovingly.

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  • adv. in a shameful manner

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Examples

  • As the U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Coalition Affairs Debra Cagan remarked, "In any case, I hate all Iranians," such reprehensively irresponsible rhetoric, as used by Saddam against Iranians and Israelis, can not any longer guide us for an effective foreign policy.

    The Lingering U.S. Dilemma over Iraq..., and now Iran ?!

  • There really, really really is no way to hide how truly and reprehensively ugly this is.

    Think Progress » The Katrina Timeline

  • Even more reprehensively, the commander of the fortress dominating Stettin, one Colonel Ingersleben, fired not a single shot at the French force although he had sworn to Frederick William that he would die rather than relinquish its control.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • The will must indeed be weak, the spiritual vision reprehensively clouded, if these vague voices of nature could so disturb the serenity of the soul.

    The Far Horizon

  • He gits his tools lost "(reprehensively)," he wastes his nails, an 'then he

    The Young Mountaineers Short Stories

  • Mr. Bulstrode asked, reprehensively, what the new police was doing; but a voice could not well be collared, and an attack on the effigy of the candidate would have been too equivocal, since Hawley probably meant it to be pelted.

    Middlemarch

  • Gone With the Wind is reprehensively racist would be well advised to avoid Mitchell's novel, whose frank representation of Old South racial attitudes was softened substantially in Selznick's screen adaptation.

    The American Spectator

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