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1. reproach

noun. ['riːˈproʊtʃ'] a mild rebuke or criticism.

Synonyms

  • reproval
  • self-reproof
  • rebuke
  • self-reproach
  • reproof
  • reprimand
  • reprehension
  • blame

Antonyms

  • blessed
  • absolve
  • honor
  • humanize

Etymology

  • reprochier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Reproach

  • encroach
  • approach
  • caroche
  • brooch
  • broach
  • roche
  • roache
  • poach
  • goetsch
  • doetsch
  • coach

Sentences with reproach


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes about reproach


1. I chased the chaste, and they got scared and scurried. Then I stood still and loved where I was at, and all approached without fear of reproach.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. …for it is often to be observed of the shallower men, that they are the very last to despond. It is the glory of the bladder that nothing can sink it; it is the reproach of a box of treasure, that once overboard it must drown
- Herman Melville, Pierre: or, the Ambiguities

3. If you buy an egg thinking it's a goose's egg, and when it hatches it is actually a bird of paradise; no manner of convincing and reproach will turn the bird of paradise into a goose. Even if you make it go to goose church and goose school and eat goose feeds and only hang out with geese! In the end, it will still belong to paradise.
- C. JoyBell C.

2. self-reproach

noun. the act of blaming yourself.

Synonyms

  • self-reproof

Antonyms

  • joy
  • accept

3. self-reproach

noun. a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed).

Synonyms

  • guilty conscience
  • repentance
  • penitence
  • rue
  • remorse
  • guilt feelings
  • penance
  • guilt trip
  • compunction
  • regret
  • ruefulness
  • guilt

4. reproach

verb. ['riːˈproʊtʃ'] express criticism towards.

Synonyms

  • accuse
  • criminate
  • upbraid
  • incriminate

Etymology

  • reprochier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. reproach

noun. ['riːˈproʊtʃ'] disgrace or shame.

Synonyms

  • shame
  • disgrace

Etymology

  • reprochier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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