Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile.

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Usage examples "despicable":

  1. How despicable the host of girls! - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. It must be as Corrigan had said- her father was too great a man to descend to such despicable methods. - "'Firebrand' Trevison", Charles Alden Seltzer.
  3. He would be despicable if he failed. - "A Question of Marriage", Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey.