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Word Meanings - DESPICABLE - Book Publishers vocabulary database

Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; as, a despicable man; despicable company; a despicable gift. Syn. -- Contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; pitiful; paltry; sordid; low; base. See Contemptible.

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  • SQUALIDLY
    In a squalid manner.
  • SORDIDNESS
    The quality or state of being sordid.
  • CRINGLE
    An iron or pope thimble or grommet worked into or attached to the edges and corners of a sail; -- usually in the plural. The cringles are used for making fast the bowline bridles, earings, etc. (more info) 1. A withe for fastening a gate.
  • FAWN
    A servile cringe or bow; mean flattery; sycophancy. Shak.
  • MISERABLENESS
    The state or quality of being miserable.
  • CHEAPLY
    At a small price; at a low value; in a common or inferior manner.
  • ABJECT
    1. Cast down; low-lying. From the safe shore their floating carcasses And broken chariot wheels; so thick bestrown Abject and lost lay these, covering the flood. Milton. 2. Sunk to a law condition; down in spirit or hope; degraded; servile;
  • COMMONER
    1. One of the common people; one having no rank of nobility. All below them even their children, were commoners, and in the eye law equal to each other. Hallam. 2. A member of the House of Commons. 3. One who has a joint right in common ground.
  • FAWNINGLY
    In a fawning manner.
  • SERVILELY
    In a servile manner; slavishly.
  • SQUALIDNESS
    Quality or state of being squalid.
  • MISERABLE
    1. Very unhappy; wretched. What hopes delude thee, miserable man Dryden. 2. Causing unhappiness or misery. What 's more miserable than discontent Shak. 3. Worthless; mean; despicable; as, a miserable fellow; a miserable dinner. Miserable comforters
  • BEGGARLY
    1. In the condition of, or like, a beggar; suitable for a beggar; extremely indigent; poverty-stricken; mean; poor; contemptible. "A bankrupt, beggarly fellow." South. "A beggarly fellowship." Swift. "Beggarly elements." Gal. iv. 9. 2. Produced
  • DESPICABLE
    Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; as, a despicable man; despicable company; a despicable gift. Syn. -- Contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; pitiful; paltry; sordid; low; base. See Contemptible.
  • SERVILENESS
    Quality of being servile; servility.
  • IGNOBLENESS
    State or quality of being ignoble.
  • COMMONISH
    Somewhat common; commonplace; vulgar.
  • FORLORNLY
    In a forlorn manner. Pollok.
  • HATEFUL
    1. Manifesting hate or hatred; malignant; malevolent. And worse than death, to view with hateful eyes His rival's conquest. Dryden. 2. Exciting or deserving great dislike, aversion, or disgust; odious. Unhappy, wretched, hateful day! Shak. Syn.
  • WICKER
    1. A small pliant twig or osier; a rod for making basketwork and the like; a withe. 2. Wickerwork; a piece of wickerwork, esp. a basket. Then quick did dress His half milk up for cheese, and in a press Of wicker pressed it. Chapman. 3. Same as
  • UNCOMMON
    Not common; unusual; infrequent; rare; hence, remarkable; strange; as, an uncommon season; an uncommon degree of cold or heat; uncommon courage. Syn. -- Rare; scarce; infrequent; unwonted. -- Un*com"mon*ly, adv. -- Un*com"mon*ness, n.
  • FELLOW-COMMONER
    A student at Cambridge University, England, who commons, or dines, at the Fellow's table.
  • INTERCOMMON
    To graze cattle promiscuously in the commons of each other, as the inhabitants of adjoining townships, manors, etc. (more info) 1. To share with others; to participate; especially, to eat at the same table. Bacon.
  • TRIFLE
    trifle, probably the same word as F. truffe truffle, the word being 1. A thing of very little value or importance; a paltry, or trivial, affair. With such poor trifles playing. Drayton. Trifles light as air Are to the jealous confirmation strong
  • BRUNSWICK GREEN
    An oxychloride of copper, used as a green pigment; also, a carbonate of copper similarly employed.
  • BAILIWICK
    The precincts within which a bailiff has jurisdiction; the limits of a bailiff's authority.
  • CONVICIOUS
    Expressing reproach; abusive; railing; taunting. "Convicious words." Queen Elizabeth .

 

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