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[ adjective ] bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure

Examples

"a criminal waste of talent" "a deplorable act of violence" "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife"

Used in print

(Frances and Richard Lockridge, Murder Has...)

A vague feeling that Anthony_Payne had had_it_coming was hardly a thought and was , in_any_event , reprehensible .

Related terms

wrong

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