Increpation In`cre*pa"tion, n. [L. increpatio.] A chiding; rebuke; reproof. [Obs.] --Hammond. [1913 Webster]

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  • increpation — index admonition, bad repute, reprimand, reproach, revilement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • increpation — (n.) c.1500, from L. increpationem (nom. increpatio), noun of action from increpare to make noise at, scold, nag, from in in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + crepare to creak …   Etymology dictionary

  • increpation — ˌinkrə̇ˈpāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin increpation , increpatio, from Latin increpatus (past participle of increpare to make a noise, upbraid, from in in (II) + crepare to crack, creak,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • increpation — in·cre·pa·tion …   English syllables

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  • reprimand — I noun admonishment, admonition, animadversion, blame, castigation, censure, chiding, condemnation, correction, criticism, denunciation, derogation, disapprobation, disapproval, displeasure, dispraise, dressing down, exception, exprobration,… …   Law dictionary

  • admonition — I noun admonishment, advance notice, advice, alarm, animadversion, caution, caveat, censure, commonition, contraindication, contrariety, contrary advice, counsel, dehortation, deprecation, dissuasion, exhortation, expostulation, foreboding,… …   Law dictionary

  • bad repute — I noun abasement, abjection, abjectness, abomination, allegation, amoralism, amorality, animadversion, antagonism, aspersion, attaint, bad character, bad influence, bad name, betrayal, calumniation, calumny, castigation, censoriousness, censure,… …   Law dictionary

  • reproach — I noun accusation, animadversion, blame, castigation, censure, chastisement, chiding, complaint, condemnation, contempt, contumelia, contumely, correction, degradation, denouncement, denunciation, derogation, disapprobation, disapproval,… …   Law dictionary

  • revilement — I noun abuse, affront, animadversion, aspersion, berating, billingsgate, bitter words, castigation, censure, condemnation, contumely, criticism, cursing, denunciation, depreciation, detraction, diatribe, discommendation, disparagement, execration …   Law dictionary

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