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reproachful

[ ri-prohch-fuhl ]
/ rɪˈproʊtʃ fəl /
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Definition of reproachful

adjective
full of or expressing reproach or censure: a reproachful look.
Obsolete. deserving reproach; shameful.
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Origin of reproachful

First recorded in 1540–50; reproach + -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM reproachful

re·proach·ful·ly, adverbre·proach·ful·ness, nounun·re·proach·ful, adjectiveun·re·proach·ful·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for reproachful

reproachful
/ (rɪˈprəʊtʃfʊl) /

adjective
full of or expressing reproach
archaic deserving of reproach; disgraceful

Derived forms of reproachful

reproachfully, adverbreproachfulness, noun
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