Definition of Despicableness

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




Definition of Despicableness

1. n. The quality of being despicable; meanness; vileness; worthlessness.

Definition of Despicableness

1. Noun. The quality of being despicable; meanness; vileness; worthlessness. ¹

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Definition of Despicableness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Despicableness

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
despicable
despicableness (current term)
despicably
despiciency
despight
despights
despinning
despiramine
despiritualize
despiritualized
despiritualizes
despisable
despisableness
despisal
despisals
despise

Literary usage of Despicableness

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1. The Anti-foreign Riots in China in 1891: With an Appendix by North China Herald (1892)
"Is the detestation of the missionary to be ascribed to the despicableness of the missionary himself, the worthlessness of his teachings and the vileness of ..."

2. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1895)
"The distinction comes in the revivals upon which we act in judgment, when the despicableness of the self-complacency brings a balance of pain to a man who ..."

3. The Rhyming Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Whole Language by John Walker, John Longmuir (1902)
"Fer-anp'to-ri-neaa Positiveness; dogmatism, s. Mer'ri-nesa Mirth; merry disposition, s- Sor'ri-nett Meanness ; despicableness, a. ..."

4. Critical Miscellanies by John Morley (1898)
"He had no eye, like Dante's, for the vileness, the cruelty, the utter despicableness to which ..."

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