reproachful


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re·proach·ful

 (rĭ-prōch′fəl)
adj.
Expressing reproach or blame.

re·proach′ful·ly adv.
re·proach′ful·ness n.

reproachful

(rɪˈprəʊtʃfʊl)
adj
1. full of or expressing reproach
2. archaic deserving of reproach; disgraceful
reˈproachfully adv
reˈproachfulness n

re•proach•ful

(rɪˈproʊtʃ fəl)

adj.
1. full of or expressing reproach or censure: a reproachful look.
2. Obs. deserving reproach; shameful.
[1540–50]
re•proach′ful•ly, adv.
re•proach′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reproachful - expressing reproof or reproach especially as a correctivereproachful - expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective
unfavorable, unfavourable - not encouraging or approving or pleasing; "unfavorable conditions"; "an unfavorable comparison"; "unfavorable comments", "unfavorable impression"

reproachful

Translations
لَوْمي، تأنيبي
vyčítavý
bebrejdende
szemrehányó
ásakandi
vyčítavý
sitem eden

reproachful

[rɪˈprəʊtʃfʊl] ADJ [look etc] → de reproche, de acusación

reproachful

[rɪˈprəʊtʃfʊl] adj [look, tone] → de reproche

reproachful

adj, reproachfully
advvorwurfsvoll

reproachful

[rɪˈprəʊtʃfʊl] adj (look) → di rimprovero

reproach

(rəˈprəutʃ) verb
to rebuke or blame but usually with a feeling of sadness and disappointment rather than anger. She reproached me for not telling her about my money troubles; There is no need to reproach yourself – you did the best you could.
noun
(an) act of reproaching. a look of reproach; He didn't deserve that reproach from you.
reˈproachful adjective
showing or expressing reproach. a reproachful look; reproachful words.
reˈproachfully adverb
References in classic literature ?
He did not soon forget the reproachful glance Amy gave him, as she went, without a word to anyone, straight into the anteroom, snatched her things, and left the place "forever," as she passionately declared to herself.
If he had expected to find her languishing, reproachful, or indulging in sentimental tears, he must have been greatly surprised.
Better in body perhaps--" I began, and stopped short, for he sat up straight and looked at me with such a stern, reproachful look that I could not say another word.
The day he behaved very foolishly," said Christie, with reproachful calmness, that did not, however, prevent a suspicion of indignant moisture in her eyes--"when you explained"--
But (with a reproachful smile at Emma) she receives attentions from Mrs.
She gave a faithful account of her excursion and its consequences; and my master, though he cast more than one reproachful look at me, said nothing till she had concluded.
It was something between a sneeze and a cough," she replied with reproachful dignity, "and it got into my throat.
But, do not believe," said Darnay, upon whose ear the mournful voice struck with a reproachful sound, "that if my fortune were so cast as that, being one day so happy as to make her my wife, I must at any time put any separation between her and you, I could or would breathe a word of what I now say.
But I was no sooner turned towards it, than my reproachful young conscience seemed to point that way with a ready finger; and I felt, all the more for the sinking of my spirits, that it was my nest, and that my mother was my comforter and friend.
Joe gave a reproachful cough, as much as to say, "Well, I told you so.
The Law of God exact he shall fulfill Both by obedience and by love, though love Alone fulfill the Law; thy punishment He shall endure by coming in the Flesh To a reproachful life and cursed death, Proclaiming Life to all who shall believe In his redemption, and that his obedience Imputed becomes theirs by Faith, his merits To save them, not thir own, though legal works.
He submitted to the operation without remonstrance, except that, darting a reproachful look at his master, he said, ``This comes of loving your flesh and blood better than mine own.