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    reprehensible - Dictionary definition and meaning for word reprehensible

    Definition
    (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.

raping a hen is disgraceful n blameworthy act

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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