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Definition of reproval in English:
The expression of blame or disapproval: her behaviour was immature, which attracted her father’s reproval he glanced at them in silent reproval
More example sentences
- He deserves a more vigorous reproval, if only for signing, along with fifteen others, the infamous letter.
- If the committee determines a lawmaker has committed wrongdoing, it may send the lawmaker a letter of reproval, akin to a rebuke.
- "Lie flat," said Viv as she eased herself next to him, not a trace of reproval or hurt in her voice.
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