Reprehensible Rep`re*hen"si*ble (-h?n"s?-b'l), a. [L. reprehensibilis: cf. F. r['e]pr['e]hensible.] Worthy of reprehension; culpable; censurable; blamable. -- {Rep`re*hen"si*ble*ness}, n. -- {Rep`re*hen"si*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • reprehensibleness — noun see reprehensible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reprehensibleness — See reprehensibility. * * * …   Universalium

  • reprehensibleness — reprɪ hensÉ™blnɪs n. culpability, blameworthiness, state of deserving censure …   English contemporary dictionary

  • reprehensible — adjective Date: 14th century worthy of or deserving reprehension ; culpable • reprehensibility noun • reprehensibleness noun • reprehensibly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reprehensible — reprehensibility, reprehensibleness, n. reprehensibly, adv. /rep ri hen seuh beuhl/, adj. deserving of reproof, rebuke, or censure; blameworthy. [1350 1400; ME < LL reprehensibilis, equiv. to L reprehens(us) (ptp. of reprehendere to REPREHEND) +… …   Universalium

  • blamableness — n. state of being condemnable, reprehensibleness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • culpableness — n. blameworthiness, reprehensibleness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abjectness — n 1. humbleness, poorness, beggarliness, paltriness, patheticalness, pitifulness, pitiableness; shabbiness, shoddiness, dirtiness, scrubbiness, scruffiness, scurviness; miserableness, squalidness, starkness, hopelessness, oppressiveness;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • paltriness — n 1. pettiness, triviality, trivialism, Brit. pottiness, inconsiderableness, unappreciableness, inconsequentiality, insignificance, unimportance, irrelevance, irrelevancy, nonessentiality; littleness, smallness, minuteness, slightness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • responsibility — n 1. answerability, answerableness, accountability, accountableness, liability, chargeabil ity, amenability. 2. duty, bounden duty, obligation, onus, burden; office, charge, care, custody, trust; jurisdiction, bailiwick, beat; part, role, bit,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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