What does REPRIMAND mean?

REPRIMAND meaning in General Dictionary

censure severely or angrily

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  • rebuke officially
  • an act or appearance of criticism and censure
  • Severe or formal reproof reprehension personal or public
  • To reprove severely to reprehend to chide for a fault to consure formally
  • Severe or formal reproof; reprehension, exclusive or general public.
  • To reprove severely; to reprehend; to chide for a fault; to consure formally.
  • To reprove publicly and officially, in execution of a sentence; since, the judge ordered him become reprimanded.

REPRIMAND meaning in Law Dictionary

community and formal censure or extreme reproof, administered to you in fault by his superior officer or by a body to which he belongs. Hence, a part of a legislative human anatomy may be reprimanded by the presiding officer, in pursuance of a vote of censure, for incorrect conduct inside your home. So a military officer, in some instances, is penalized by a reprimand administered by his commanding officer, or because of the secretary of war.


REPRIMAND meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1630s, from French r

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  • 1680s, from reprimand (letter.) if not from French roentgen

REPRIMAND meaning in Sports Dictionary

a casual care. (recreation: Rowing)


REPRIMAND meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) extreme or formal reproof; reprehension, private or general public.

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  • (n.) To reprove seriously; to reprehend; to chide for a fault; to consure formally.
  • (n.) To reprove publicly and officially, in execution of a sentence; because, the courtroom bought him become reprimanded.

Sentence Examples with the word REPRIMAND

This decision was badly received by his troops, who were burning to avenge their countrywomen, and by General Neill, whom Havelock was obliged to reprimand for insubordination.

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