|part of speech:
||deserving of or viewed with contempt; disgraceful; dishonorable.
His abusive treatment of his elderly mother was contemptible.
- despicable, disgraceful, ignominious, lowdown, miserable, shameful, vile, wretched
- similar words:
- base, currish, deplorable, grubby, ignoble, loathsome, lousy, mean, opprobrious, pitiable, pitiful, scurvy, shabby, sorry, worthless
||abject, dastardly, disgraceful, foul, grievous, infamous, low, odious, outrageous, pathetic, squalid, ugly, vicious
||contemptibly (adv.), contemptibleness (n.)