Origin of despicable
Related formsdes·pi·ca·bil·i·ty, des·pi·ca·ble·ness, noundes·pi·ca·bly, adverb
Examples from the Web for despicable
Mr. Abe was not amused and on his Facebook page he called these taunts “the most despicable act.”
And demonizing the women leveling these charges is despicable.
But Hathaway, thanks to all of us despicable people, does need to care about being liked.
But most of all blame China and the despicable hunger of its status-conscious middle class for baubles of worked ivory.
My children and I do not share these despicable views or prejudices.
It seems to be part of the despicable philosophy of the time to despise monuments of sacred magnificence.'Life Of Johnson, Volume 5|Boswell
How despicable, my dear friend, is that man who never prays to his God but in the time of distress.
But believe me, a woman's wit is often no despicable counsellor.Paul Clifford, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Behold the despicable creature, raised, all at once, from dirt to opulence; from the lowest obscurity to the highest honours.The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant|John Hamilton Moore
It would be despicable to sham, and he would see through it all at once.Gil the Gunner|George Manville Fenn