reprobation

[ rep-ruh-bey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF reprobation
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REPROBATION

Here is an instance of the apparition of a man and woman who were in a state of reprobation.

Nor, if I take his suggestion, is there any sense in covering him with reprobation.

We have been held up to the reprobation of the world as tyrants and man-stealers.

Not so; sin, as sin, can never be sufficiently stamped with the brand of reprobation.

And Mrs. Berrington paused, in the extremity of her reprobation.

They discover, even in an Oratorio, copious matter for reprobation.

He answered, not over-hastily, 'I confess there is a mystery in reprobation.'

And, yet, I believe he could say as much for reprobation as another.

He was sick of the alternate patronage and reprobation of Sir John.

This feeling of reprobation is genuine, normal, and wholesome.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Late Latin reprobationem (nominative reprobatio), noun of action from past participle stem of reprobare (see reprobate (adj.)).

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