Definition of Reprobate. Meaning of Reprobate. Synonyms of Reprobate
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Definition of Reprobate
ReprobateReprobate Rep"ro*bate (-b?t), a. [L. reprobatus, p. p. of
reprobare to disapprove, condemn. See Reprieve, Reprove.]
1. Not enduring proof or trial; not of standard purity or
fineness; disallowed; rejected. [Obs.]
Reprobate silver shall men call them, because the
Lord hath rejected them. --Jer. vi. 30.
2. Abandoned to punishment; hence, morally abandoned and
lost; given up to vice; depraved.
And strength, and art, are easily outdone By spirits
3. Of or pertaining to one who is given up to wickedness; as,
reprobate conduct. ``Reprobate desire.' --Shak.
Syn: Abandoned; vitiated; depraved; corrupt; wicked;
profligate; base; vile. See Abandoned.
Reprobate Rep"ro*bate, n.
One morally abandoned and lost.
I acknowledge myself for a reprobate, a villain, a
traitor to the king. --Sir W.
ReprobateReprobate Rep"ro*bate (-b?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reprobated
(-b?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Reprobating.]
1. To disapprove with detestation or marks of extreme
dislike; to condemn as unworthy; to disallow; to reject.
Such an answer as this is reprobated and disallowed
of in law; I do not believe it, unless the deed
Every scheme, every person, recommended by one of
them, was reprobated by the other. --Macaulay.
2. To abandon to punishment without hope of pardon.
Syn: To condemn; reprehend; censure; disown; abandon; reject.
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