IV. MORAL AFFECTIONS
2. Moral sentiments
[Nouns] disapprobation, disapproval; improbation; disesteem, disvaluation, displacency; odium; dislike [more].
animadversion, reflection, stricture, objection, exception, criticism; sardonic grin, sardonic laugh; sarcasm, insinuation, inuendo; bad compliment, poor compliment, left-handed compliment.
reprehension, remonstrance, expostulation, reproof, reprobation, admonition, increpation, reproach; rebuke, reprimand, castigation, jobation, lecture, curtain lecture, blow up, wigging, dressing, rating, scolding, trimming; correction, set down, rap on the knuckles, coup de bec, rebuff; slap, slap on the face; home thrust, hit; frown, scowl, black look.
diatribe; jeremiad, jeremiade; tirade, philippic.
clamor, outcry, hue and cry; hiss, hissing; sibilation, catcall; execration [more].
chiding, upbraiding; exprobation, abuse, vituperation, invective, objurgation, contumely; hard words, cutting words, bitter words.
evil-speaking; bad language [more]; personality.
[Verbs] disapprove; dislike [more]; lament [more]; object to, take exception to; be scandalized at, think ill of; view with disfavor, view with dark eyes, view with jaundiced eyes; nil admirari, disvalue; improbate.
frown upon, look grave; bend the brows, knit the brows; shake the head at, shrug the shoulders; turn up the nose (contempt) [more]; look askance, look black upon; look with an evil eye; make a wry face, make a wry mouth at; set one's face against.
dispraise, discommend, disparage; deprecate, speak ill of, not speak well of; condemn (find guilty) [more].
blame; lay blame upon, cast blame upon; censure, fronder, reproach, pass censure on, reprobate, impugn.
remonstrate, expostulate, reciminate.
reprehend, chide, admonish; berate, betongue; bring to account, call to account, call over the coals, call to order; take to task, reprove, lecture, bring to book; read a lesson, read a lecture to; rebuke, correct.
reprimand, chastise, castigate, lash, blow up, trounce, trim, laver la tete, overhaul; give it one, give it one finely; gibbet.
accuse [more]; impeach, denounce; hold up to reprobation, hold up to execration; expose, brand, gibbet, stigmatize; show up, pull up, take up; cry "shame" upon; be outspoken; raise a hue and cry against.
execrate [more]; exprobate, speak daggers, vituperate; abuse, abuse like a pickpocket; scold, rate, objurgate, upbraid, fall foul of; jaw; rail, rail at, rail in good set terms; bark at; anathematize, call names; call by hard names, call by ugly names; avile, revile; vilify, vilipend; bespatter; backbite; clapperclaw; rave against, thunder against, fulminate against; load with reproaches.
exclaim against, protest against, inveigh against, declaim against, cry out against, raise one's voice against.
decry; cry down, run down, frown down; clamor, hiss, hoot, mob, ostracize, blacklist; draw up a round robin, sign a round robin.
animadvert upon, reflect upon; glance at; cast reflection, cast reproach, cast a slur upon; insinuate, damn with faint praise; "hint a fault and hesitate dislike"; not to be able to say much for.
scoff at, point at; twit, taunt (disrespect) [more]; sneer at (despise) [more]; satirize, lampoon; defame (detract) [more]; depreciate, find fault with, criticize, cut up; pull to pieces, pick to pieces; take exception; cavil; peck at, nibble at, carp at; be censorious; pick holes, pick a hole, pick a hole in one's coat; make a fuss about.
take down, set down; snub, snap one up, give a rap on the knuckles; throw a stone at, throw a stone in one's garden; have a fling, have a snap at; have words with, pluck a crow with; give one a wipe, give one a lick with the rough side of the tongue.
incur blame, excite disapprobation, scandalize, shock, revolt; get a bad name, forfeit one's good opinon, be under a cloud, come under the ferule, bring a hornet's nest about one's ears.
take blame, stand corrected; have to answer for.
disparaging, condemnatory, damnatory, denunciatory, reproachful, abusive, objurgatory, clamorous, vituperative; defamatory [more].
satirical, sarcastic, sardonic, cynical, dry, sharp, cutting, biting, severe, withering, trenchant, hard upon; censorious, critical, captious, carping, hypercritical; fastidious [more]; sparing of praise, grudging praise.
disapproved, chid; in bad odor, blown upon, unapproved; unblest; at a discount, exploded; weighed in the balance and found wanting.
unlamented, unbewailed, unpitied.
forbid it Heaven! God forbid, Heaven forbid! out upon, fie upon it! away with! tut! O tempora! O mores! shame! fie, fie for shame! out on you!
tell it not in Gath!