Reprehensible meaning

rĕprĭ-hĕnsə-bəl
The definition of reprehensible is deserving of blame or scolding.

An example of reprehensible is cheating on an exam.

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Deserving rebuke or censure.
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Deserving to be reprehended.
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A reprehensible person; a villain.
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Origin of reprehensible

  • Middle English from Old French from Late Latin reprehēnsibilis from Latin reprehēnsus past participle of reprehendere to reprehend reprehend

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • reprehend +"Ž -ible

    From Wiktionary