despicable

英 [dɪ'spɪkəb(ə)l; 'despɪk-] 美 [dɪ'spɪkəbl]
  • adj. 卑劣的;可鄙的
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despicable 可鄙的

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.
从头到尾他的行为既卑鄙又可恶.

来自《简明英汉词典》

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.

来自《现代汉英综合大词典》

3. Ingratitude is a despicable vice.
忘恩负义是可鄙的不道德行为.

来自《简明英汉词典》

4. It was an absolutely despicable thing to do.
这是件绝对卑劣的事.

来自《简明英汉词典》

5. What a despicable creature [ mean fellow ] !
卑鄙 的东西!

来自《现代汉英综合大词典》

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