Reproach – meaning of the word and examples

To criticise someone, especially for not being successful or not doing what is expected: (Cambridge Dictionary)

To find fault with (a person, group, etc.); blame; censure. (

To be a cause of blame or discredit to. (

An expression of rebuke or disapproval. (Merriam – Webster)

The act or action of reproaching or disapproving. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A cause or occasion of blame, discredit, or disgrace. (Merriam – Webster)

If you reproach someone, you say or show that you are disappointed, upset, or angry because they have done something wrong. (Collins Dictionary)


What does it mean to be above reproach / blameless?

Let Us Go with Jesus Bearing Reproach.

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