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Definition bad — deserving severe criticism
  • Cheating is reprehensible.
reprehensible = bad — deserving criticism
  • His behavior was reprehensible and she decided not to see him again.
  • reprehensible = bad
  • Why should people be angry with a poor girl who had never done a single reprehensible thing in her whole life?
    Conrad, Joseph  --  The Arrow of Gold
  • she felt a most reprehensible desire to laugh.
    Montgomery, Lucy Maud  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • This amiable, upright, perfect Jane Fairfax was apparently cherishing very reprehensible feelings.
    Austen, Jane  --  Emma
  • When Candy spoke they both jumped as though they had been caught doing something reprehensible.
    John Steinbeck  --  Of Mice and Men
  • reprehensible = bad
  • The deep black grooves isolating his square chin from his jowls were bent again in a kind of jeering and reprehensible mirth.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • reprehensible = very bad (deserving severe criticism)
  • By rather reprehensible methods, milady.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • reprehensible = bad
  • But back to the subject at hand—this absolutely reprehensible report card!
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger
  • reprehensible = bad and unacceptable
  • Her behaviour would not be so reprehensible if she were a widow, she goes on.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • reprehensible = bad and unacceptable
  • I saw nothing reprehensible in what Mr Elliot was doing.
    Jane Austen  --  Persuasion
  • reprehensible = bad or unacceptable
  • Your behaviour is reprehensible.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • reprehensible = unacceptable (deserving severe criticism)
  • A habit reprehensible at puberty is second nature and...
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • reprehensible = bad and deserving severe criticism
  • This amiable, upright, perfect Jane Fairfax was apparently cherishing very reprehensible feelings.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • reprehensible = bad (worthy of criticism)
  • Fairly or unfairly, to her derogators Pittman epitomized all that was reprehensible about Dick Bass's Popularization of the Seven Summits
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • reprehensible = bad and unacceptable
  • Jo ... shook her fist at the reprehensible John.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • reprehensible = bad
  • Though indeed I fail to comprehend how ... announcing your infidelity to your husband and seeing nothing reprehensible in it,
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • reprehensible = deserving criticism
  • Many young men, not necessarily through any reprehensible fault, are dropped during recruit training.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • reprehensible = deserving criticism
  • is most reprehensible that those responsible for this agreement should have been so lax in their protection of the public interest as to accept...
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King's Men
  • reprehensible = bad and unacceptable
  • Was it really so reprehensible that he was afraid of his fourteen-year-old daughter's coming home pregnant?
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
reprehensible = bad and unacceptable

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