Yes, what she did early on was despicable in our minds, but put yourself in her position.
My father did it because, to him, lying was so despicable he was forced to respond in a like manner.
Are we despicable Germans?
Though I so love him and trust his every word, I can't help but tremble at even the prospect I shall at last exchange this soiled and despicable life for another.
This did not appear the worst, nor by any means a despicable alternative.
Though one of the worst of ministers, Bute was by no means the worst of men or the despicable and detestable person represented by the popular imagination.
He had shown himself so incapable and apathetic that his followers were sick of fighting for such a despicable master.
Hamilton was by no means devoid of sense and acuteness, but in character he was one of the most despicable men then alive.