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Origin of despicable
OTHER WORDS FROM despicabledes·pi·ca·bil·i·ty, des·pi·ca·ble·ness, noundes·pi·ca·bly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for despicable
More despicably, mothers often bear the brunt of the communal stigma.Why Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Babies Keep Getting Herpes|Emily Shire|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, despicably, they used the memory of the four slain Americans as cover for their election-year political strategy.
As it turns out, they do so selfishly, obnoxiously, and despicably.‘This Is the End’ Craziest Moments Quiz: Which Celeb Did What?|Kevin Fallon|June 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Without a doubt, Dharun Ravi behaved despicably to his Rutgers roommate.Tyler Clementi, Dharun Ravi, and the Problem With Hate Crimes Laws|Michael Medved|March 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She had set herself a task and she clung to it; but she appeared to herself despicably idle.The Real Thing and Other Tales|Henry James
I like it in the French style, all but the lait; that destroys the flavor, besides making it despicably weak.
But opinion feels that there is something despicably sordid in using this particular relation as a financial engine.The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century|Richard Henry Tawney
We cant afford it is the plea most frequently heard, and a despicably selfish one it is.Modern marriage and how to bear it|Maud Churton Braby
Trust me, there's many a man who would like to be generous, but is made despicably mean by necessity.New Grub Street|George Gissing