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Definition of "reprehension" [rep•re•hen•sion]

  • The act of rebuking or censuring; reproval. (noun)

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 "reprehension" in a sentence
  • "Where Avicenna views comedy as the art of reprehension, we might wonder if this implies a fundamental recoognition of determina/monstrum, of that which “should not” happen."
  • "What about section officers – or are they above your reprehension? on January 8, 2010 at 11: 19 am Bloody Analyst"
  • "In case of this kind, the attempt to swindle a distressed father on account of his long lost child is in every way deserving of the severest reprehension."