英 [dɪ'spɪkəb(ə)l; 'despɪk-]
de-, 向下。-spic, 看，词源同inspect, spectator. 即向下看的，鄙视的。
- despicable (adj.)
- 1550s, from Late Latin despicabilis, from Latin despicari "despise, disdain, look down on," from de- "down" (see de-) + spicare, variant of specere "to look" (see scope (n.1)).
- 1. From beginning to end his conduct had been despicable and wicked.
- 2. They played a shameful [ despicable ] role in this farce.
- 他们在这场闹剧中扮演了可耻 [ 鄙 ] 的角色.
- 3. Ingratitude is a despicable vice.
- 4. It was an absolutely despicable thing to do.
- 5. What a despicable creature [ mean fellow ] !
- 卑鄙 的东西!
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