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 ?
said he, in an easy way though ill at ease with himself 'don't be unhappy, don't be reproachful.
If he had expected to find her languishing, reproachful, or indulging in sentimental tears, he must have been greatly surprised.
As to him whom we may regard as Mills' victim it is obvious that he has never harboured a single reproachful thought.
But all the Ambassadors of the next countries, which had been there before, and knew the fashions and manners of the Utopians, among whom they perceived no honour given to sumptuous and costly apparel, silks to be contemned, gold also to be infamed and reproachful, were wont to come thither in very homely and simple apparel.
Anne," she said in a low, reproachful voice, "did you know Owen Ford was coming to Four Winds?
As she left them the milkmaid cast many reproachful glances over her shoulder at the clumsy strangers, holding her nicked elbow close to her side.
Yes, yes, let us go," said Rostov hastily, and lowering his eyes and shrinking, he tried to pass unnoticed between the rows of reproachful envious eyes that were fixed upon him, and went out of the room.
Didn't I ask you" began Tip, in a reproachful voice.
Running has never been my particular athletic forte, and now when my very life depended upon fleetness of foot I cannot say that I ran any better than on the occasions when my pitiful base running had called down upon my head the rooter's raucous and reproachful cries of "Ice Wagon," and "Call a cab.
As the sullen-eyed man, followed by the blood-covered boy, drew near, the little girl burst into reproachful cries.
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.
Oh, my dear, you never deserved it, and I loved you far too well to say a reproachful word to you, in earnest - it was all the merit I had, except being pretty - or you thought me so.