Reprobating
Reprobate Rep"ro*bate (-b?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reprobated} (-b?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reprobating}.] 1. To disapprove with detestation or marks of extreme dislike; to condemn as unworthy; to disallow; to reject. [1913 Webster]

Such an answer as this is reprobated and disallowed of in law; I do not believe it, unless the deed appears. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]

Every scheme, every person, recommended by one of them, was reprobated by the other. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. To abandon to punishment without hope of pardon. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To condemn; reprehend; censure; disown; abandon; reject. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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