Origin of reprehension
Related formsrep·re·hen·sive [rep-ri-hen-siv] /ˌrɛp rɪˈhɛn sɪv/, adjectiverep·re·hen·sive·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for reprehensive
There are, indeed, mannerists enough; and we mean not here to use the word in its reprehensive sense but they stand more alone.
It almost surprised me into talking seriously, a reprehensive habit I never allow myself.A Thoughtless Yes|Helen H. Gardener
They marched in good order, not turning to the right or left to plunder, and doing no reprehensive action.The Trail-Hunter|Gustave Aimard
But the fact remains that office brokerage is here held in reprehensive scorn and professional office-seeking in contempt.Have faith in Massachusetts; 2d ed.|Calvin Coolidge
Hence, it sent Bering one message after the other reprehensive of his course.Vitus Bering: the Discoverer of Bering Strait|Peter Lauridsen