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reprobation

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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rep·ro·bate

 (rĕp′rə-bāt′)
n.
1. A morally unprincipled person.
2. One who is predestined to damnation.
adj.
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.]

rep′ro·ba′tion n.
rep′ro·ba′tive adj.
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reprobation

(ˌrɛprəʊˈbeɪʃən)
n
1. disapproval, blame, or censure
2. (Theology) Christianity condemnation to eternal punishment in hell; rejection by God
reprobative, ˌreproˈbationary adj
ˈreprobatively adv
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rep•ro•ba•tion

(ˌrɛp rəˈbeɪ ʃən)

n.
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]
rep`ro•ba′tion•ar′y, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reprobation - rejection by God; the state of being condemned to eternal misery in Hell
rejection - the state of being rejected
2.reprobation - severe disapproval
dislike, disfavor, disfavour, disapproval - an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
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reprobation

noun
A comment expressing fault:
Informal: pan.
Slang: knock.
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Translations

reprobation

[ˌreprəʊˈbeɪʃən] Nreprobación f
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reprobation

nVerdammung f
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