Despicable definition

dispikəbəl, despikəbəl
Despicable is defined as a foul and loathsome person.

An example of a despicable person was Jack the Ripper.

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Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless.
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Deserving to be despised; contemptible.
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Origin of despicable

  • 1550s, from Late Latin despicabilis, from Latin dēspiciō (“I despise”), from de (“down”) + speciō (“I look at, behold”).

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