Reprehensively
Reprehensive Rep`re*hen"sive (-h?n"s?v), a. [Cf. F. r['e]pr['e]hensif.] Containing reprehension; conveying reproof. --South. [1913 Webster] -- {Rep`re*hen"sive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • reprehensively — rep·re·hen·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • reprehensively — adverb in a shameful manner the garden was criminally neglected • Syn: ↑criminally • Derived from adjective: ↑reprehensible, ↑criminal (for: ↑criminally) * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • criminally — adverb 1. in a shameful manner the garden was criminally neglected • Syn: ↑reprehensively • Derived from adjective: ↑reprehensible (for: ↑reprehensively), ↑criminal …   Useful english dictionary

  • reprehension — reprehensive /rep ri hen siv/, adj. reprehensively, adv. /rep ri hen sheuhn/, n. the act of reprehending; reproof; censure. [1325 75; ME < L reprehension (s. of reprehensio), equiv. to reprehens(us) (ptp. of reprehendere to REPREHEND) + ion ION]… …   Universalium

  • reprehension — /rɛprəˈhɛnʃən/ (say repruh henshuhn) noun the act of reprehending; reproof; censure. {Latin reprehensiōn , stem of reprehensiō} –reprehensive, adjective –reprehensively, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • reprehension — [rep΄rihen′shən] n. [ME reprehencion < L reprehensio] the act of reprehending; reproof or censure reprehensive [rep΄re hen′siv] adj. reprehensively adv …   English World dictionary

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