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reprehensible - Dictionary definition and meaning for word reprehensible

(adj) bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
Example Sentence
  • a criminal waste of talent
  • a deplorable act of violence
  • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reprehensible

It sounds like opposite of apprehensible and apprehensible sounds like derived from appreciate..so reprehensible is something which is not appreciated.
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by Administrator

raping a hen is disgraceful n blameworthy act
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by laaptu

Reprehensible ~ Sensible ; A sensible person takes care that his actions are not reprehensible
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by khushi5

reprehend: you apprehend (catch) someone who s blameworthy and wanted.
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by avinayak

re+prehen(d)..means to grab....+s+ible..(sounds like able)...so think of A DACOIT who is able to GRAB ALL the property of poor people.. so he is blameworthy for this condition of people..he deserves blame for everything that these people are facing t
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by preetisoni2411

An un-responsible person's actions are always blame deserving.
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by rainmaster

Reprehensible <-> Re+Prehensile : If you mod an already prehensile(adapted for gripping)body with another one, you are wasting resources.. You are liable to deserve blame.
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by rahularoradce

reprehensible = representing an apprehensive feeling or represent a tense feeling of condemnation or reproach
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by shalnew

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