Definition for DES'PI-CA-BLE

DES'PI-CA-BLE, a. [Low L. despicabilis, from despicio, to look down, to despise; de and specio, to look.]

That may be or deserves to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; applicable equally to persons and things; as, a despicable man; despicable company; a despicable gift.

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