Definition of Reproachful

1. Adjective. Expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective.

Exact synonyms: Admonishing, Admonitory, Reproving
Similar to: Unfavorable, Unfavourable
Derivative terms: Admonish



Definition of Reproachful

1. a. Expressing or containing reproach; upbraiding; opprobrious; abusive.

Definition of Reproachful

1. Adjective. Expressing or containing reproach; upbraiding; opprobrious; abusive. ¹

2. Adjective. Occasioning or deserving reproach; shameful; base; as, a reproachful life. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reproachful

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Reproachful

1. 1. Expressing or containing reproach; upbraiding; opprobrious; abusive. "The reproachful speeches . . . That he hath breathed in my dishonor here." (Shak) 2. Occasioning or deserving reproach; shameful; base; as, a reproachful life. Synonym: Opprobrious, contumelious, abusive, offensive, insulting, contemptuous, scornful, insolent, scurrilous, disreputable, discreditable, dishonorable, shameful, disgraceful, scandalous, base, vile, infamous. Reproach"fully, Reproach"fulness. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reproachful

reprives
repriving
reprize
reprized
reprizes
reprizing
repro
reproach
reproachable
reproached
reproacher
reproachers
reproaches
reproachest
reproacheth
reproachful (current term)
reproachfully
reproachfulness
reproaching
reproachingly
reproachless
reproacht
reprobacy
reprobance
reprobances
reprobate
reprobated
reprobateness
reprobater
reprobaters

Literary usage of Reproachful

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1. A Journal Or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1839)
"Stephen, 4 in his examination, sentence, and death had no such reproachful word 4 given him, as Sirrah or Knave, Acts vi. & vii. chap. ..."

2. The Innocent Vindicated from the Falshoods & Slanders of Certain by Daniel Leeds (1695)
"/»да reproachful hii Life * * •«Я ". l Ir ui •v., ... call a man meke^ and* of a reproachful ^ Li;ct and leave it to others to ..."

3. A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms: A by Charles Buck (1829)
"Pn- ! tha EVIL SPEAKING, the using language either reproachful or untrue respecting others, and thereby injuring them. It is an express command of Scripture ..."

4. A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms: A by Charles Buck (1815)
"... reproachful or abusive language, against whomsoever it be vented, !t is in scripture applied to reproaches not limed against God only but man also, Rem, ..."

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