Jobation
Jobation Jo*ba"tion, n. [Prov. E. job to scold, to reprove, perh. fr. Job, the proper name.] A scolding; a hand, tedious reproof. [Law] --Grose. [1913 Webster]

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  • jobation — index reprimand, reproach Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • jobation — noun /dʒəʊˈbeɪʃən/ An extensive rebuke or telling off; a long criticism or admonitory lecture …   Wiktionary

  • jobation — n. scolding; tedious criticism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jobation — jo·ba·tion …   English syllables

  • jobation — jōˈbāshən noun ( s) Etymology: jobe + ation chiefly Britain : a long tedious reproof : scolding, lecture …   Useful english dictionary

  • jawbation — jȯˈbāshən noun ( s) Etymology: alteration (influenced by jaw) (I) of jobation dialect England : a long tiresome reproof : jawing * * * jawbation /jö bāˈshən/ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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

  • Disapprobation — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disapprobation >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disapprobation disapprobation disapproval Sgm: N 1 improbation improbation Sgm: N 1 disesteem disesteem disvaluation displacency Sgm: N 1 odium odium Sgm: N 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • vituperation — n 1. castigation, chastisement, scolding, chiding, upbraiding, Inf. dressing down, reprimand, admonition, lecture, expostulation, Chiefly Brit. Inf. jobation, slap in the face, Inf. rap on the knuckles; philippic, diatribe, tirade; defamation,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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