verb (used with object), rep·ro·bat·ed, rep·ro·bat·ing.
Words nearby reprobate
Origin of reprobate
OTHER WORDS FROM reprobaterep·ro·ba·cy [rep-ruh-buh-see] /ˈrɛp rə bə si/, rep·ro·bate·ness, nounrep·ro·bat·er, nounun·rep·ro·bat·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for reprobate
Afterward, there is rarely satisfaction, just final proof that Johnny Flameout is a reprobate.
Reprobate as he was himself, this work of villainy was new to him and seemed to be very terrible.The Way We Live Now|Anthony Trollope
A sinner before God, reprobate to His creatures, he has earned curse and execration till the very verge of Resurrection.The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
Seared in their consciences, they were truly given over to a reprobate mind.Salt Water|W. H. G. Kingston
But, much as I reprobate the act, much more do I reprobate the conduct of those who were by and saw the outrage perpetrated.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 5 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
Three men under the king were chiefly responsible for these atrocities, and all three were reprobate Covenanters.Sketches of the Covenanters|J. C. McFeeters