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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Expressing reproach or blame.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Containing or expressing reproach or censure; upbraiding.
  • Scurrilous; opprobrious.
  • Worthy or deserving of, or receiving, reproach; shameful: as, reproachful conduct.
  • Synonyms Rebuking, censuring, upbraiding, censorious, contemptuous, contumelious, abusive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Expressing or containing reproach; upbraiding; opprobrious; abusive.
  • adjective Occasioning or deserving reproach; shameful; base.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Expressing or containing reproach; upbraiding; opprobrious; abusive.
  • adjective Occasioning or deserving reproach; shameful; base; as, a reproachful life.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective

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