Reprimanding
Reprimand Rep"ri*mand, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reprimanded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reprimanding}.] [Cf. F. r['e]primander. See {Reprimand}, n.] 1. To reprove severely; to reprehend; to chide for a fault; to consure formally. [1913 Webster]

Germanicus was severely reprimanded by Tiberius for traveling into Egypt without his permission. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]

2. To reprove publicly and officially, in execution of a sentence; as, the court ordered him to be reprimanded. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To reprove; reprehend; chide; rebuke; censure; blame. See {Reprove}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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