reproachful

[ ri-prohch-fuh l ]
/ rɪˈproʊtʃ fəl /
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adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. repristinate,
  2. reprivatize,
  3. repro,
  4. repro proof,
  5. reproach,
  6. reproachless,
  7. reprobacy,
  8. reprobance,
  9. reprobate,
  10. reprobation

Origin of reproachful

First recorded in 1540–50; reproach + -ful

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British Dictionary definitions for reproachfully

reproachful

/ (rɪˈprəʊtʃfʊl) /

adjective

full of or expressing reproach
archaic deserving of reproach; disgraceful
Derived Formsreproachfully, adverbreproachfulness, noun

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