Despicable vs Vicious - What's the difference?

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Despicable is a related term of vicious.


As adjectives the difference between despicable and vicious

is that despicable is fit or deserving to be despised; contemptible; mean; vile; worthless while vicious is pertaining to vice; characterised by immorality or depravity.

despicable

English

Adjective

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

    * (l) * mean * vile

    Antonyms

    * honorable

    vicious

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Pertaining to vice; characterised by immorality or depravity.
  • *, Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.195:
  • *:We may so seize on vertue, that if we embrace it with an over-greedy and violent desire, it may become vicious .
  • Evil, immoral or depraved.
  • Violent, destructive and cruel.
  • Savage and aggressive.
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  • Synonyms

    *

    Derived terms

    * vicious circle