Despicable is defined as a foul and loathsome person.(adjective)
An example of a despicable person was Jack the Ripper.
See despicable in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: LL despicabilis: see despise
See despicable in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Late Latin dēspicābilis
Origin: , from Latin dēspicārī, to despise; see spek- in Indo-European roots.
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