reprehensible

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Deserving rebuke or censure.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Deserving to be reprehended or censured; blameworthy; censurable; deserving reproof: applied to persons or things.
  • Synonyms Blamable, culpable, reprovable. See admonition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Worthy of reprehension; culpable; censurable; blamable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Blameworthy, censurable, guilty.
  • adjective Deserving of reprehension.
  • noun A reprehensible person; a villain.

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

  • adjective bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin reprehēnsibilis, from Latin reprehēnsus, past participle of reprehendere, to reprehend; see reprehend.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

reprehend +‎ -ible

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