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See definition of reproaching on Dictionary.com
  • as incensorious
  • as inopprobrious

synonyms for reproaching

  • accusatory
  • captious
  • carping
  • caviling
  • cavillous
  • chiding
  • complaining
  • condemnatory
  • condemning
  • critical
  • culpatory
  • denouncing
  • disapproving
  • disparaging
  • fault-finding
  • hypercritical
  • overcritical
  • severe
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antonyms for reproaching

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  • complimentary
  • encouraging
  • flattering
  • laudatory
  • praising
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How to use reproaching in a sentence

The silence continued, no flames appeared, and I retired to bed, reproaching myself for the want of fortitude I had evinced.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
He had given her even the sacrifice of his deepest ambitions without ever reproaching her.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Even I had no presentiment,' added Anna with a bitter smile, as though reproaching herself for it.
DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
You will be reproaching me next for not being there already; well I must go and make arrangements for getting off.
HEIDIJOHANNA SPYRI
I felt sorry that I had induced him to live through that terrible scene once more, and looked into his eyes, reproaching myself.
MORE TALES BY POLISH AUTHORSVARIOUS
Yet he begins with one scholar reproaching his fellow-students with late rising to their books.
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
He began reproaching himself without mercy, but at once checked his own vehemence.
SMOKETURGENEV IVAN SERGEEVICH
I have never read this letter in my collection without blushing and reproaching myself for having written it.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
The best thing now was to stop reproaching herself for her lack of sense, but she was too tired to control her thoughts.
SONG OF THE LARKWILLA CATHER
I am not reproaching you, my dear; give parties, as that gives you pleasure; I shall never object.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO REPROACHING

  • accusatory
  • captious
  • carping
  • caviling
  • cavillous
  • chiding
  • complaining
  • condemnatory
  • condemning
  • critical
  • culpatory
  • denouncing
  • disapproving
  • disparaging
  • fault-finding
  • hypercritical
  • overcritical
  • reproaching
  • severe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.