|part of speech:
||worthy of hatred or contempt; worthless; low.
The cruelty with which he treated his children was despicable.They were accused of despicable crimes.He's a despicable liar!
- abominable, contemptible, disgraceful, execrable, odious, rile, shameful, villainous, worthless
- admirable, laudable, praiseworthy
- similar words:
- deplorable, detestable, disgusting, grievous, grubby, hateful, ignoble, ignominious, loathsome, lousy, low, miserable, opprobrious, rank, reprehensible, shabby, stinking, vile
||abject, abominable, base, damn, dastardly, heinous, nefarious, squalid, ugly, vicious, wretched
||despicably (adv.), despicableness (n.)