despiseworthy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From despise +‎ -worthy.

Adjective[edit]

despiseworthy (comparative more despiseworthy, superlative most despiseworthy)

  1. (rare) Worthy of being despised; despicable.
    • 1947, Angela Mackail Thirkell, Peace breaks out:
      "[...] And he tried to make us jealous of each other just for fun, which I think was horrid and mean and terrifically despiseworthy," said Clarissa vehemently.