Despicable vs Scurrile - What's the difference?

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Despicable is a related term of scurrile.


As adjectives the difference between despicable and scurrile

is that despicable is fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless while scurrile is (archaic) scurrilous.

despicable

English

Adjective

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

    * (l) * mean * vile

    Antonyms

    * honorable

    scurrile

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (archaic) Scurrilous.
  • * 1621 , , The Anatomy of Mleancholy , III.1.1.i:
  • *:’Tis not scurrile this, but chaste, honest, most part serious, and even of religion itself.
  • * Cowley
  • The wretched affectation of scurrile laughter.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • A scurrile or obscene jest will better advance you at the court of Charles than your father's ancient name.
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