- repplier, agnes,
Origin of reprehensible
Examples from the Web for reprehensible
What an alternately messed up, irresistibly catchy, reprehensible, utterly charming holiday classic.The Most WTF Covers of ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside,’ Everyone’s Favorite Date-Rape Holiday Classic|Kevin Fallon|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The latest documents make the four days of closings seem all the more reckless and reprehensible.In New Documents, the Bridgegate Cover Story Unravels|Michael Daly|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he described the “very personal insults” directed at the two air hostesses and pilot “as nothing short of reprehensible.”
Then again, some of them doubtless think it reprehensible that he speak at a memorial service for an old "communist".Raúl Castro Honors Mandela, but Ignores His Message|Alex Massie|December 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She uncovers a reprehensible example of cronyism, elitism, and vote finagling which reflects some Israeli Leftist shortcomings.
Yes; but no doubt our conduct was reprehensible, and did not deserve the favour of Heaven.The Secret of Charlotte Bront|Frederika Macdonald
An English friend called my attention to this lapse, and cut out the reprehensible paragraph for me.A Tramp Abroad, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
That you girls fled away to this spot for your reprehensible act adds to the offence.Nan Sherwood at Lakeview Hall|Annie Roe Carr
He was merely a reprehensible, cynical, laisser aller philosopher.The Life Of Sir John Falstaff|Robert B. Brough
This article is very often subjected to one of the most reprehensible modes of adulteration ever devised.A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poisons|Fredrick Accum
Word Origin for reprehensible
late 14c., from Old French reprehensible (14c.) or directly from Late Latin reprehensibilis, from reprehens-, past participle stem of Latin reprehendere (see reprehend). Related: Reprehensibly; reprehensibility.