How to use Reprehensible in a sentence
I mention these reprehensible actions to illustrate how language can divide us.
And Pierre, anxiously trying to remember whether he had done anything reprehensible, looked round with a blush.
I find it very hard to believe that a nurse would behave in such a reprehensible manner.
To hunt, to chase, and to kill animals for sport will now be a crime as well as a morally reprehensible act.
It is scarcely necessary to say that the indiscriminate addition of alcohol and water, or of either to must or to wine, must be regarded as a reprehensible operation.Advertisement
To help other workers who are in struggle to defend or improve their conditions is not reprehensible.
A number of TV critics deemed the show "morally reprehensible," and the ratings were no picnic either.
To the Samurai, the Ninja really were morally reprehensible.
The antics of the committee were so reprehensible, that all witnessing them, from all sides of the argument, were genuinely shocked.
Then Uthman ruled and did things that the people found reprehensible, so that they came to him and killed him.Advertisement
I think, frankly, a lot of the stories that went on were absolutely reprehensible.
On the grounds of freedom of expression, I find such an attitude reprehensible in the extreme.
This conduct was neither a crime nor, the Court of Appeal held, reprehensible behavior.
Indemnity costs are not confined to cases of improper or reprehensible conduct.
First, computer snooping, or spying on computer users, is a reprehensible practice that invades our privacy.Advertisement
However, I was obliged to be prudent so that those persons who spied into my actions might find nothing reprehensible.
Wandsworth was not a violent place but it was one where the staff culture was utterly reprehensible.
Various peoples have gotten used to practices which we would consider reprehensible.
Yet it seems reprehensible, particularly for Americans, to declare hopelessness on behalf of people dying of a treatable disease.
On the 12th of January 1904 Loisy wrote to Cardinal Merry del Val that he received the condemnation with respect, and condemned whatever might be reprehensible in his books, whilst reserving the rights of his conscience and his opinions as an historian, opinions doubtless imperfect, as no one was more ready to admit than himself, but which were the only form under which he was able to represent to himself the history of the Bible and of religion.Advertisement
Notwithstanding this the expenses continued to augment, and the government had recourse to the reprehensible measure of altering the money standard, and the whole monetary system was soon thrown into the greatest confusion.
While her character could have been a caricature, Parisse played Julia Lindsay with delicious insanity and managed to engender sympathy even as her character committed reprehensible acts.
This was particularly reprehensible in view of the burden of proof, which lay on the Respondents.
Less reprehensible, though equally self-seeking, were his dealings with the emperor, which aimed at a family alliance between the Jagiellos and the Habsburgs on the basis of a double marriage between the son and daughter of Wladislaus, Louis and Anne, and an Austrian archduke and archduchess; this was concluded by the family congress at Vienna, July 22, 1515, to which Sigismund I.
A cry went up that to allow dissident churches to announce their presence was to insult and persecute the Catholic I at Rome the decree was attacked as unconstitutional, and a breach of diplomatic propriety all the more reprehensible as negotiations for a revision of the concordat were actually pending.Advertisement
Hence pleasure is, on the whole, good, and asceticism reprehensible, although in man's case there has arisen (owing to the rapidity of evolution) a certain derangement and divergence between the pleasant and the salutary (§ 39).
Suicide, and all other forms of selfishness, are highly reprehensible.