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 Meanings and Examples of REPREHENSIBLE
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reprehensible
 a.  deserving blame; admonition; blameworthy
Classic Sentence:
1  Jo leaned her chin on her knees in a disconsolate attitude and shook her fist at the reprehensible John.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY
2  She could only imagine, however, at last that she drew his notice because there was something more wrong and reprehensible, according to his ideas of right, than in any other person present.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 10
3  And Pierre, anxiously trying to remember whether he had done anything reprehensible, looked round with a blush.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
4  At first he saw nothing reprehensible in this, but in the second year of his marriage his view of that form of punishment suddenly changed.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER VIII
5  I think differently now; time and sickness and sorrow have given me other notions; but at that period I must own I saw nothing reprehensible in what Mr Elliot was doing.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 21
6  Higg was about to be thrust out by the compassion of the warders, who were apprehensive lest his clamorous grief should draw upon them reprehension, and upon himself punishment.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
Example Sentence:
1  What's reprehensible is to say one thing, then say another, then claim when you said the first thing you didn't actually say it.
2  Last night, Mark Carney, the Bank of England's Governor, described the behaviour of the traders as “highly reprehensible and clearly unlawful” – particularly as Lloyds had been among the biggest beneficiaries of the Bank of England scheme they were manipulating.