Reprehensible - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌreprɪˈhensəbl|  American pronunciation of the word reprehensible
Brit.  |ˌrɛprɪˈhɛnsɪb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word reprehensible

adjective

- bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure(syn: condemnable, criminal, deplorable, vicious)

adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

Examples

...a reprehensible tyrant, who oppressed his country for decades, has finally been brought to justice...

...your behavior towards the other team was truly reprehensible, so you're being suspended from the next three games...

I find their behaviour morally reprehensible.

adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

...a movie idol whose reprehensible offscreen behavior caused him to experience a spectacular fall from grace...

his evasion of his clear duty was reprehensible

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