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Pronunciation:  'despikubul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"
  2. [adj]  worthy only of being despised and rejected; "a contemptible lack of courage"; "A little, wretched, despicable creature, a worm, a mere nothing...that has risen up in contempt against the majesty of Heaven and earth"- Jonathan Edwards

DESPICABLE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: contemptible, evil, ignoble, ugly, unworthy, vile, wicked



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Des"pi*ca*ble\, a. [L. despicabilis, fr. despicari
to despise; akin to despicere. See {Despise}.]
Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile;
worthless; as, a despicable man; despicable company; a
despicable gift.

Syn: Contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; pitiful; paltry;
     sordid; low; base. See {Contemptible}.

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