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Definition of "reprobation" [rep•ro•ba•tion]

  • The act of reprobating; the state of being reprobated; strong disapproval or censure. (noun)
  • The predestination of a certain number of the human race as reprobates, or objects of condemnation and punishment; damnation. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "reprobation" in a sentence
  • "The word reprobation may be sometimes used ambiguously, but it was not so used by me: and, if it had been, blame for that thing ought not to be laid on me, who have used that word in the sense and according to the use of those, whose views I presented, but especially according to the sense in which it has been used by yourself, with whom I have begun this discussion."
  • "I am wholly of the opinion that the word reprobation, according to the use of the Latin language, properly signifies non-election, if election does not consist without reprobation."
  • "The Resident addressed some very strong and just words to this man in reprobation of his conduct, which were translated for the benefit of the crowd."