Despicable is defined as a foul and loathsome person.adjective
An example of a despicable person was Jack the Ripper.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: LL despicabilis: see despise
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Origin: Late Latin dēspicābilis, from Latin dēspicārī, to despise; see spek- in Indo-European roots.
- de·spicˈa·ble·ness noun
- de·spicˈa·bly adverb