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- adv. In a despicable or mean manner; contemptibly
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a despicable or mean manner; contemptibly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Meanly; basely; contemptibly: as, despicably stingy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a despicable manner
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I remember when Hurricane Katrina was called despicably called "The Perfect Storm" on Kos.
You evidently did not care to notice that you who will not listen to reason or engage in argument are the one being called despicably weak, not those who simply happen to be born with a certain genetic endowment, etc.
I wouldn't myself go as far as calling it "despicably".
The US undermines every democracy in the world by subverting the will of their peoples, and most despicably by installing dictatorships who are friendly to corporate interests.
The other day, CNN had an article about President Obama planning to watch "Avatar" and the comments on the blog were despicably vile.
Fischer and Jeffress have always been despicably hateful men whose opinions needed to be pushed so far to the fringes that they practically vanish into the ether.
The voice was coming from the despicably filthy bearded face of a man in a worker's cap who was suddenly there at the open window of Darrell's truck near People's Park, and before he could roll up the window, a hand appeared on his shoulder, pulling on his shirt like a little beggar child that could be anywhere in the world, including Berkeley.
Where the Evil Queen/Mayor is concerned, that's a fair point about her self-awareness, and it might be more interesting if she wasn't always aware of why she was acting so despicably.
Then, perhaps even more despicably the reporter let the statement slide even though it wouldn't have stood up to the slightest bit of scrutiny.
She acknowledged her flaws, and no matter how much it hurt, she owned up to them: "How despicably I have acted!" she cried.