What is another word for despicability?

Pronunciation: [dɪspɪsˌɛəbˈɪlɪti] (IPA)

Despicability can be described using a variety of synonyms which convey the inherent feeling of hatred and contempt. Some of these synonyms include vileness, nefariousness, malevolence, odiousness, repulsiveness, loathsomeness, and abhorrence. Each of these words captures the depravity, wickedness and lowliness that is associated with despicable behavior. From acts of betrayal to unforgivable greed, these synonyms paint the picture of a person or situation that is detestable and undeserving of any respect. By using these synonyms, we can more accurately convey the full emotional weight of the word despicability and the actions or attitudes that it represents.

What are the hypernyms for Despicability?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Despicability

Will you tell me whether this feeling of profound contempt for yourself, whenever you are conscious of a kindly sentiment towards me, arises from your conviction of my individual despicability, or from believing that all human affections are degrading?
"The Vicar of Wrexhill"
Mrs [Frances] Trollope
It was one of those rare intervals in which a bearing of normal civility struggled through his despicability and Bayard looked up quickly to meet his indecisive gaze, feeling somehow that with every flash of this strength he was rewarded for all the work he had done, the unpleasantness he had undergone.
"Bruce of the Circle A"
Harold Titus
If any advice were worth the offering, it would be this: O ye Husbands, and O ye Wives, if not for your own sakes then for your children's, lead a straight, clean, honorable life; any other sort of life leads to despicability, to dismalness, to disaster.
"Hints for Lovers"
Arnold Haultain

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