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reprehension

Definitions of reprehension
  1. noun
    an act or expression of criticism and censure
    synonyms: rebuke, reprimand, reproof, reproval
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    riot act
    a vigorous reprimand
    chiding, objurgation, scolding, tongue-lashing
    rebuking a person harshly
    what for
    a strong reprimand
    bawling out, castigation, chewing out, dressing down, earful, going-over, upbraiding
    a severe scolding
    berating, blowing up
    a severe rebuke
    reproach
    a mild rebuke or criticism
    lecture, speech, talking to
    a lengthy rebuke
    chastening, chastisement, correction
    a rebuke for making a mistake
    admonishment, admonition, monition
    a firm rebuke
    preaching, sermon
    a moralistic rebuke
    wig, wigging
    British slang for a scolding
    self-reproach, self-reproof
    the act of blaming yourself
    blame, rap
    a reproach for some lapse or misdeed
    curtain lecture
    a private lecture to a husband by his wife
    type of:
    criticism, unfavorable judgment
    disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
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