Example sentences for: despicable

How can you use “despicable” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • John Cheever's daughter takes a beating: Jonathan Yardley says Susan Cheever's memoir of her struggles with alcohol is "Grade B literary/journalistic opportunism-cum-sensationalism" (the Washington Post ). Alex Beam goes further in the Boston Globe , calling it a "despicable, wooden memoir."

  • The Los Angeles Times ' Howard Rosenberg deems Seinfeld 's characters predictable and despicable: "Lower their grammar a few notches, and you can see this crowd with Jerry Springer."

  • In Cairo, the English language Egyptian Gazette said Thursday that "virtually everybody agrees that Saddam Hussein's despicable and shuddering deeds qualify him for the title of the world's most notorious despot."

  • The bandwidth to end all bandwidth comes to you from another despicable monopoly , your local cable guy.

  • Both Suharto and Abacha, of course, were despicable tyrants, with records of venality and bloody oppression.


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