re prehension

reprehension

[rep-ri-hen-shuhn]
noun
the act of reprehending; reproof; censure.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English < Latin reprehēnsiōn- (stem of reprehēnsiō), equivalent to reprehēns(us) (past participle of reprehendere to reprehend) + -iōn- -ion

reprehensive [rep-ri-hen-siv] , adjective
reprehensively, adverb
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reprehension (ˌrɛprɪˈhɛnʃən)
 
n
the act or an instance of reprehending; reproof or rebuke
 
reprehensive
 
adj
 
reprehensory
 
adj
 
reprehensively
 
adv

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