But while the political logic behind the administration's thinking is understandable enough, the moral logic is contemptible.
Actions that a writer deems “depressing” and contemptible have not been “justified” by him or his publication.
That of course was contemptible and directly counter to every laudable value this country stands for.
His actions were cruel and vicious—and also squalid and contemptible.
The man looks so contemptible, deserting a young and pretty wife, for ugly mistresses.
Viewed from this position, Larry was not as contemptible as he had once appeared.
The Zionist regards it as contemptible to conceal his nationality.
Are they all contemptible in comparison of the Campus Martius and the river Tiber?
The object was the contemptible one of robbing him of his half-pay.
Some of this tribe attain to a great size, and, as large as the whale is, will furnish it253 with no contemptible mouthful.