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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·spi·ca·ble /dɪˈspɪkəbəl, ˈdɛs(ˌ)pɪ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Des·pi·ca·ble a.  Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; as, a despicable man; despicable company; a despicable gift.
 Syn: -- Contemptible; mean; vile; worthless; pitiful; paltry; sordid; low; base. See Contemptible.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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"-
             Jonathan Edwards [syn: contemptible]
      2: morally reprehensible; "would do something as despicable as
         murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery
         appalled them" [syn: ugly, vile, unworthy]