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synonyms for reprehension

  • accusation
  • animadversion
  • arraignment
  • attack
  • attribution
  • castigation
  • censure
  • charge
  • chiding
  • complaint
  • condemnation
  • criticism
  • denunciation
  • depreciation
  • diatribe
  • disapprobation
  • disapproval
  • disfavor
  • disparagement
  • expostulation
  • impeachment
  • implication
  • imputation
  • incrimination
  • inculpation
  • indictment
  • invective
  • objurgation
  • obloquy
  • opposition
  • rebuke
  • recrimination
  • remonstrance
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • reprobation
  • reproof
  • repudiation
  • slur
  • tirade
  • exprobation
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antonyms for reprehension

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  • absolution
  • acquittal
  • approval
  • commendation
  • compliment
  • endorsement
  • exculpation
  • exoneration
  • flattery
  • freeing
  • harmony
  • health
  • peace
  • praise
  • ratification
  • recommendation
  • retreat
  • sanction
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How to use reprehension in a sentence

But when the progeny are designed for breeders, the practice should be branded with unqualified reprehension.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
For men do more willingly listen, and with more favour, to precept, than reprehension.
DISCOVERIES MADE UPON MEN AND MATTERBEN JONSON
This conduct should receive not only the discountenance, but the decided reprehension of the respectable part of the community.
THE OLDEN TIME SERIES, VOL. 3: NEW-ENGLAND SUNDAYHENRY M. BROOKS
She was actually thought deserving of reprehension, and was stigmatized as vulgar in the extreme.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
He wrote a review of me in just that spirit—the two extremes of laudation and reprehension, folded in on one another.
THE LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT, VOL. 1 (OF 2) 1845-1846ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT
A song of his was spoiled by the neglect of the band, whose conduct deserved reprehension from the manager.
THE MIRROR OF TASTE, AND DRAMATIC CENSORSTEPHEN CULLEN CARPENTER
Few words are to be used except for reprehension or gentle reformation.
CHAPTERS IN THE HISTORY OF THE INSANE IN THE BRITISH ISLESDANIEL HACK TUKE
A relative heard of it, and one day took occasion to speak to the good widow in the way of brotherly reprehension. '
THE HISTORY OF DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHAMIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA
There are practices in respectable circles, I am told by physicians, which need public reprehension.
THE ABOMINATIONS OF MODERN SOCIETYREV. T. DE WITT TALMAGE
Such is their demand, and this is what his memory furnishes as nothing but a reprehension.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. X. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
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probity

WORDS RELATED TO REPREHENSION

  • ban
  • censure
  • commination
  • condemnation
  • curse
  • damnation
  • denunciation
  • excommunication
  • execration
  • imprecation
  • malediction
  • proscription
  • reprehension
  • reprobation
  • reproof
  • taboo
  • admonishment
  • admonition
  • blame
  • castigation
  • condemnation
  • disapproval
  • objection
  • obloquy
  • rebuke
  • remonstrance
  • reprehension
  • reprimand
  • reproach
  • reproof
  • stricture
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