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Definition of "reformed" []

  • Improved by the removal of faults or abuses. (adjective)
  • Improved in conduct or character. (adjective)
  • Relating to or being the Protestant churches that follow the teachings of John Calvin and Ulrich Zwingli. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reformed" in a sentence
  • "We hear of reformed drunkards, and reformed thieves; and _why may not a petulant temper be reformed_, but a system of total abstinence from all harsh, unkind moods and expressions?"
  • "So the wagon train reformed and the Mormons surrounded them and they started off, then the order was given and the Mormons opened fire and slaughtered every man first, and then set about murdering every woman and child."
  • "Your version of reformed is pretty different from mine: While I will admit that you were not the total ass of your Cleanville Tziabitz days, you were still pretty obnoxious."