- the act of reproving.
- a reproof.
Origin of reproval
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Examples from the Web for reproval
On the contrary, he went toward the two hurriedly, with a gesture of reproval.Within the Law
The humanity of the Fields would not utter a word of reproval to either of us.An Old Man's Love
It could not be said that he took offense, but he hinted at reproval.The Side Of The Angels
He can drown down the voice of missionaries, and they are halting in reproval.A Cursory History of Swearing
"Why, nothin' could be plainer than her words," said Mrs. Flagg in a tone of reproval.The Life of Nancy
Sarah Orne Jewett