Definition of Despicability

1. Noun. Unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values.




Definition of Despicability

1. n. Despicableness.

Definition of Despicability

1. Noun. despicableness ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Despicability

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desperado
desperadoes
desperados
desperate
desperate criminal
desperate measure
desperate straits
desperate times call for desperate measures
desperate times require desperate measures
desperately
desperateness
desperatenesses
desperation
desperations
despicability (current term)
despicable
despicableness
despicably
despiciency
despight
despights
despinning
despiramine
despiritualize
despiritualized
despiritualizes
despisable
despisableness
despisal

Literary usage of Despicability

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1. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1897)
"The whole despicability of the unworthy Hohenzollern, Frederick William III., who lent his ear frequently to only two councillors, dullness and his ..."

2. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1916)
"At their hands human nature is stripped of its veils, and we see the naked despicability of a Brian ..."

3. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1903)
"But what shall we say of the despicability of the cult of St. Anthony of Padua, which has reached so remarkable a climax that the curate of a great parish ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... and, with few clear words, dissipated this Viard into despicability and air, all Friends of Order applauding.2 So, with Theatre-riots, and " Bread, ..."

5. Critical and Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas Carlyle (1860)
"... among mean unbelieving souls, we may know that nobleness has not yet become impossible ; and, languishing amid boundless triviality and despicability, ..."

6. The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle (1908)
"... came, in her high clearness; and, with few clear words, dissipated this Viard, into despicability and air, all Friends of Order applauding. ..."

7. The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle (1838)
"No glory discernible; not even terror : at best, detesta- bility, ill-matched with despicability !—Generous hearts, discerning, on this hand, wide-spread ..."

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