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disapproval, condemnation or censure; rejection: She expressed her reprobation of the proposal.
Not to be confused with:
reprobate – scoundrel; wastrel; rogue; outcast: The ex-con is a worthless reprobate.
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1. A morally unprincipled person.
2. One who is predestined to damnation.
1. Morally unprincipled; shameless.
2. Rejected by God and without hope of salvation.
tr.v. rep·ro·bat·ed, rep·ro·bat·ing, rep·ro·bates
1. To disapprove of; condemn.
2. To abandon to eternal damnation. Used of God.
[From Middle English, condemned, from Late Latin reprobātus, past participle of reprobāre, to reprove : Latin re-, opposite; see re- + Latin probāre, to approve; see prove.]
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1. disapproval, blame, or censure
2. (Theology) Christianity condemnation to eternal punishment in hell; rejection by God
reprobative, ˌreproˈbationary adj
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rep•ro•ba•tion(ˌrɛp rəˈbeɪ ʃən)
1. disapproval, condemnation, or censure.
2. rejection or exclusion.
3. rejection by God.
[1400–50; late Middle English reprobacion < Late Latin reprobātiō= Latin reprobā(re) to reprove + -tiō -tion]
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|Noun||1.||reprobation - rejection by God; the state of being condemned to eternal misery in Hell|
rejection - the state of being rejected
|2.||reprobation - severe disapproval|
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reprobation[ˌreprəʊˈbeɪʃən] N → reprobación f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → Verdammung f
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