Afterward, there is rarely satisfaction, just final proof that Johnny Flameout is a reprobate.
Thus we frequently respect or reprobate a book without a perusal, merely on account of the Author's name.
There was an awful cause for that sudden start, that look of horror in the reprobate's face.
Alice would not condescend to join her reprobate brother, even in abuse of Adela.
Don't you remember—the one who ran away from that reprobate Raa?
Fresh from his confession to Beilski, it was necessary that he should reprobate all fellow traitors.
If they are reprobate and condemned, what have they to do on this earth?
Even the elect are in themselves as badly off as the reprobate, and are equally included under sin.
"Come out and show me this reprobate," said the husband, rising.
The old Duke appears to have been rather a reprobate, but whether he profited by Joan's advice does not appear.
early 15c., "rejected as worthless," from Late Latin reprobatus, past participle of reprobare "disapprove, reject, condemn," from Latin re- "opposite of, reversal of previous condition" (see re-) + probare "prove to be worthy" (see probate (n.)). Earliest form of the word in English was a verb, meaning "to disapprove" (early 15c.).
1540s, "one rejected by God," from reprobate (adj.). Sense of "abandoned or unprincipled person" is from 1590s.
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).