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reproachful

[ri-prohch-fuh l] /rɪˈproʊtʃ fəl/
adjective
1.
full of or expressing reproach or censure:
a reproachful look.
2.
Obsolete. deserving reproach; shameful.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; reproach + -ful
Related forms
reproachfully, adverb
reproachfulness, noun
unreproachful, adjective
unreproachfully, adverb
unreproachfulness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for reproach-fulness

reproachful

/rɪˈprəʊtʃfʊl/
adjective
1.
full of or expressing reproach
2.
(archaic) deserving of reproach; disgraceful
Derived Forms
reproachfully, adverb
reproachfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for reproach-fulness

reproachful

adj.

1540s, "expressing reproach," also "worthy of reproach," from reproach + -ful. Related: Reproachfully; reproachfulness.

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