rebuke

[ɹ_ɪ_b_j_ˈuː_k], [ɹɪbjˈuːk], [ɹɪbjˈuːk]

Definitions of rebuke:

  1.   A reproof or reprimand for faults; a chiding into silence; in Scrip., chastisement; affliction for correction. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2.   To censure; chide; reprove sharply. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3.   A reproof. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4.   REBUKER. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5.   To reprove or reprimand for a fault; to check by reproof; in Scrip., to afflict for correction. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6.   A sharp reproof; chiding; reprimand. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7.   To chide; to reprove; to check; to chasten; to calm. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8.   A chiding; reprehension; chastisement. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9.   Direct reproof: reprimand: ( B.) chastisement: reproach: persecution. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10.   To reprove; chide. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11.   To check with reproof: to chide or reprove: ( B.) to chasten. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Quotes for rebuke:

  1. Next to a sincere compliment, I think I like a well -deserved and honest rebuke – William Feather
  2. Only let the North exert as much moral influence over the South, as the South has exerted demoralizing influence over the North, and slavery would die amid the flame of Christian remonstrance, and faithful rebuke and holy indignation. – Angelina Grimke
  3. A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive. – Sydney J. Harris
  4. So then, when I speak to you, I speak to myself. If I seem to warn or to rebuke you, it is not so much you, as myself, to whom the warning or the rebuke is addressed. – Joseph Barber Lightfoot
  5. He had not yet learned that the only safe male rebuke to a scornful female is to stay away from her- especially if that is what she desires. – Booth Tarkington

Usage examples for rebuke:

  1. He sat in silence- a silence that at last became a rebuke – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  2. “ Rosa made a wry face at this rebuke and then began to cry quietly. ” – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  3. Since Menard's rebuke both the lad and the maid had shown a slight trace of resentment. ” – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  4. He who does this is entirely worthy of severe rebuke – Letters of Catherine Benincasa by Catherine Benincasa
  5. “ Is that meant for rebuke Lady Laura? ” – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  6. She was ever flattering and gentle when she spoke to me, and in verse already I had told her of my love, and met with no rebuke – Ernest Maltravers, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  7. There was a rebuke almost a threat, in the priest's tone which angered him. ” – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. It contained hardly a word that was intended for a rebuke – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  9. She glanced at me, half proudly and half as in some rebuke – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler
  10. Every feeling was of self- rebuke and mortification. ” – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms

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Idioms for rebuke:

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