reprimanded

[ noun rep-ruh-mand, -mahnd; verb rep-ruh-mand, -mahnd, rep-ruh-mand, -mahnd ]SEE DEFINITION OF reprimanded
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At length, carried away by impatience, I reprimanded him publicly.

Reprimanded by its stern custodian, it explained that it was seeking a body of doctrine.

"Please just to hold your tongue about dying," reprimanded Mrs. Jenkins.

"If they were walking over you, it mightn't be amiss," reprimanded Judith.

We complained of it to the King; he reprimanded him in a fine fashion.

The King, who thus guessed at their intrigue, reprimanded him.

There most of them, after being examined, were reprimanded and released.

Of course, George will hear of this, and the Tisch will be reprimanded by him as well.

She has also reprimanded us frequently for offenses of which we are not guilty.

Various nuns were reprimanded or punished in 1527 by the vicar-general.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from French réprimande (16c.), from Middle French reprimende "reproof," from Latin reprimenda "that is to be repressed" (as in reprimenda culpa "fault to be checked"), fem. singular of reprimendus, gerundive of reprimere "reprove" (see repress). Spelling influenced in French by mander "to summon."

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