reproachfully


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.reproachfully - in a reproving or reproachful manner; "she spoke to him reprovingly"
Translations
بِلَوْمٍ ، بِتأنيب
vyčítavě
bebrejdende
szemrehányóan
á ásakandi hátt
vyčítavo
sitemle

reproachfully

[rɪˈprəʊtʃfəlɪ] ADV [look] → con reproche; [speak] → en tono acusador

reproachfully

[rɪˈprəʊtʃfʊli] advavec un air de reproche
to look reproachfully at sb → regarder qn avec un air de reproche

reproachfully

[rɪˈprəʊtʃfəlɪ] advcon aria 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 ?
"How can you call it a GOOD night when you know it must be the very worst night I've ever had?" she said reproachfully.
Oh," she added reproachfully, turning to Matthew, "why didn't you tell me at the station that you didn't want me and leave me there?
The head looks a sort of reproachfully at him, with an Et tu Brute!
I turned sick at heart when the question occurred to me, and when I felt self- reproachfully that it was asked too late.
While they were saying this, Laska, with ears pricked up, was looking upwards at the sky, and reproachfully at them.
Lynde?" asked Dora reproachfully, as soon as they were alone after dinner.
The Scarecrow looked at her reproachfully, and answered:
"Did you walk, William?" she said, almost reproachfully, as she kissed her husband.
Didn't I tell you, Michael Mitrich, that if it was said 'on the march' it meant in greatcoats?" said he reproachfully to the battalion commander.
Some of the girls screamed and ran back, but General Jinjur bravely stood her ground and said, reproachfully:
He looked at the other reproachfully, tears oozing into his eyes and down his cheeks.
quarrelling, Markham?' cried the latter, addressing himself to me, - 'and about that young widow, I doubt?' he added, reproachfully shaking his head.