1. [syn: rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Reprehension \Rep`re*hen"sion\ (-sh?n), n. [L. reprehensio: cf.
Reproof; censure; blame; disapproval.
This Basilius took as though his mistress had given him
a secret reprehension that he had not showed more
gratefulness to Dorus. --Sir P.
Syn: Censure; reproof; reprimand. See Admonition.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to
take the rebuke with a smile on his face" [syn: rebuke,
reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
38 Moby Thesaurus words for "reprehension":
admonishment, admonition, anathema, arraignment, blame,
castigation, censure, chastisement, chiding, condemnation,
correction, damnation, decrial, denouncement, denunciation,
excoriation, flaying, fulmination, fustigation, impeachment,
indictment, lecture, lesson, objurgation, pillorying, rating,
rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprobation, reproof, reproval,
scolding, sermon, skinning alive, spanking, stricture,