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despicable

adjective uk   us   /dɪˈspɪk.ə.bl̩/
very unpleasant or bad, causing strong feelings of dislike: despicable behaviour He's a despicable human being! It was despicable of her to lie about her friend.
despicably
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
I think you behaved despicably.
Translations of “despicable”
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人厭惡的,可憎的…
in Russian отвратительный…
in Turkish rezil, aşağılık adi, kaba…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人厌恶的,可憎的…
in Polish nikczemny…
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