reprehension

noun rep·re·hen·sion \ ˌre-pri-ˈhen(t)-shən \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of reprehension

: the act of reprehending : censure

Origin and Etymology of reprehension

Middle English reprehensioun, from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French reprehension, from Latin reprehension-, reprehensio, from reprehendere


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