Despicable vs Audacious - What's the difference?

despicable | audacious |


As adjectives the difference between despicable and audacious

is that despicable is fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless while audacious is showing willingness to take bold risks; recklessly daring.

despicable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless
  • Synonyms

    * (l) * mean * vile

    Antonyms

    * honorable

    audacious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Showing willingness to take bold risks; recklessly daring.
  • * 22 March 2012 , Scott Tobias, AV Club The Hunger Games [http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-hunger-games,71293/]
  • That such a safe adaptation could come of The Hunger Games speaks more to the trilogy’s commercial ascent than the book’s actual content, which is audacious and savvy in its dark calculations.
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  • Impudent.
  • Synonyms

    * (willing to take bold risks) bold, daring, temeritous, temerarious

    Antonyms

    * (willing to take bold risks) shy, cautious, prudent

    Derived terms

    () * audaciously * audaciousness