reprobatory
adjective see reprobate I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Reprobatory — Rep ro*ba to*ry ( b? t? r?), a. Reprobative. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reprobatory — ˈreprəbəˌtōrē adjective Etymology: reprobate (I) + ory : reprobative wagged a reprobatory head Marguerite Steen …   Useful english dictionary

  • reprobatory — rep·ro·ba·to·ry …   English syllables

  • reprobate — I. transitive verb ( bated; bating) Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin reprobatus, past participle of reprobare more at reprove Date: 15th century 1. to condemn strongly as unworthy, unacceptable, or evil < reprobating the laxity of the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • remonstrative — I adjective admonitive, admonitory, argumentative, censorious, contentious, corrective, critical, dehortative, dehortatory, demurring, deprecative, deprecatory, discouraging, disputatious, dissuasive, enjoining, expostulatory, exprobrative,… …   Law dictionary

  • reprobate —   v.t. rebuke; disapprove of; reject; abandon; a. sinful; depraved; n. hardened sinner.    ♦ reprobation, n.    ♦ reprobative,    ♦ reprobatory, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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