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Deplorable vs. Despicable

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Deplorableadjective

Deserving strong condemnation; shockingly bad, wretched.

‘Poor children suffer permanent damage due to deplorable living conditions and deplorable treatment by law enforcement.’; ‘Poor children are often accused of having deplorable manners, when they are, in fact, simply responding to society in ways that mirror how society treats them.’;

Despicableadjective

Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean

Deplorableadjective

Lamentable, to be felt sorrow for, worthy of compassion.

‘We were all saddened by the deplorable death of his son.’;

Despicablenoun

A wretched or wicked person.

Deplorablenoun

A person or thing that is to be deplored.

Despicableadjective

Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; as, a despicable man; despicable company; a despicable gift.

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Deplorablenoun

A Trumpist conservative, in reference to a 2016 speech by Hillary Clinton calling half of Donald Trump's supporters a "basket of deplorables".

Despicableadjective

worthy only of being despised and rejected;

‘a contemptible lack of courage’; ‘A little, wretched, despicable creature, a worm, a mere nothing...that has risen up in contempt against the majesty of Heaven and earth’;

Deplorableadjective

Worthy of being deplored or lamented; lamentable; causing grief; hence, sad; calamitous; grievous; wretched; as, life's evils are deplorable.

‘Individual sufferers are in a much more deplorable conditious than any others.’;

Despicableadjective

morally reprehensible;

‘would do something as despicable as murder’; ‘ugly crimes’; ‘the vile development of slavery appalled them’;

Deplorableadjective

bad; unfortunate;

‘my finances were in a deplorable state’; ‘a lamentable decision’; ‘her clothes were in sad shape’; ‘a sorry state of affairs’;

Deplorableadjective

of very poor quality or condition;

‘deplorable housing conditions in the inner city’; ‘woeful treatment of the accused’; ‘woeful errors of judgment’;

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Deplorableadjective

bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure;

‘a criminal waste of talent’; ‘a deplorable act of violence’; ‘adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife’;

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