WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
des•pi•ca•ble /ˈdɛspɪkəbəl, dɪˈspɪkə-/USA pronunciation  adj. 

    deserving to be despised:a despicable lie.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

despicable /dɪˈspɪkəbəl ˈdɛspɪk-/ adj
  1. worthy of being despised; contemptible; mean
Etymology: 16th Century: from Late Latin dēspicābilis, from dēspicārī to disdain; compare despise

deˈspicably adv



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