Synonyms and Antonyms of reproof
an often public or formal expression of disapproval even in church we were not free from Mother's familiar reproof of our ingrained tendency to fidget in our seats Synonyms commination, condemnation, denunciation, excoriation, objurgation, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, censure, riot act, strictureRelated Words admonishment, admonition, castigation, chastisement, damnation, punishment, remonstrance; business, devil, dressing-down, lash, lecture, lesson, rap, scolding, talking-to, tongue-lashing; belittlement, criticism, deprecation, depreciation, disparagement, panNear Antonyms acclamation, honor, tribute; encomium, eulogy, panegyric, plaudit(s), praise; approval, blessing, sanctionAntonyms citation, commendation, endorsement (also indorsement)
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