Littering is reprehensible; but fortunately there are many good people willing to volunteer their time to clean up the garbage.
An example of reprehensible is cheating on an exam.
Origin of reprehensibleMiddle English reprehensyble from Ecclesiastical Late Latin reprehensibilis
Origin of reprehensibleMiddle English from Old French from Late Latin reprehēnsibilis from Latin reprehēnsus past participle of reprehendere to reprehend ; see reprehend .
- rep′re·hen′si·bil′i·ty rep′re·hen′si·ble·ness
(comparative more reprehensible, superlative most reprehensible)
- A reprehensible person; a villain.
reprehend +"Ž -ible