|1.||morally unprincipled; depraved|
|2.||Christianity destined or condemned to eternal punishment in hell|
|3.||an unprincipled, depraved, or damned person|
|4.||a disreputable or roguish person: the old reprobate|
|5.||to disapprove of; condemn|
|6.||(of God) to destine, consign, or condemn to eternal punishment in hell|
|[C16: from Late Latin reprobātus held in disfavour, from Latin |
that which is rejected on account of its own worthlessness (Jer. 6:30; Heb. 6:8; Gr. adokimos, "rejected"). This word is also used with reference to persons cast away or rejected because they have failed to make use of opportunities offered them (1 Cor. 9:27; 2 Cor. 13:5-7).