Example sentences for: despicable

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

  • Rocker isn't insane; he's a contemptible (albeit despicable) racist.

  • During the 1990s they made numerous attempts to de-stabilize his regime, finally resorting to attacking the mainstay of the Egyptian economy — tourism  — and several despicable attacks on foreign visitors resulted in over 60 deaths.

  • Milosevic is despicable, but his removal would further destabilize Yugoslavia.

  • 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."

  • 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."


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