See also: réprobation
reprobation (plural reprobations)
- The act of reprobating; the state of being reprobated; strong disapproval or censure.
- The profligate pretenses upon which he was perpetually soliciting an increase of his disgraceful stipend are mentioned with becoming reprobation. — Jeffrey.
- Set a brand of reprobation on clipped poetry and false coin. — Dryden.
- (theology) The predestination of a certain number of the human race as reprobates, or objects of condemnation and punishment; damnation.