Kitty should not have smiled, but she did; she should have rebuked his levity, but she didn't.
John felt that he had been rebuked for an excess of enthusiasm.
"You are speaking, sir, about a person who matters enormously," I rebuked him.
And he stood there silent, rebuked, waiting for the voice to speak again.
At this his friends commence to weep and are rebuked by Socrates ...