Meaning of “despicable” in the English Dictionary

"despicable" in British English

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despicableadjective

uk /dɪˈspɪk.ə.bəl/ us /dɪˈspɪk.ə.bəl/
despicably
adverb uk /dɪˈspɪk.ə.bli/ us /dɪˈspɪk.ə.bli/

I think you behaved despicably.

(Definition of “despicable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"despicable" in American English

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despicableadjective

us /ˈdes·pɪ·kə·bəl, dɪˈspɪk·ə-/

deserving to be hated or strongly criticized:

It was a despicable effort to blackmail voters.

(Definition of “despicable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)