Understand “Despicable” through Etymology 

The Etymology of “Despicable” 

The word “despicable” comes from the assembly of the Latin parts de (“down“) and spic (“to look“) , with the French part able (“worthy of“) . 

Despicable means one who, or that which, is worthy of being looked down upon

Despicable shares its root with other “spic” words like: conspicuous, perspicacious, transpicuous, etc. 

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