Reprehensible vs Rebuke - What's the difference?
As an adjective reprehensible is reprehensible. As a noun rebuke is a harsh criticism. As a verb rebuke is to criticise harshly; to reprove.
Blameworthy, censurable, guilty.
Deserving of reprehension.
* 1998 , Greg Morrow and Dylan Verheul, ”
The Sandman Annotations, Sandman 14
- Scarlett O’Hara was the heroine of the novel/movie Gone with the Wind” and the reprehensible sequel ”Scarlett .
* at fault, deplorable, remiss
A reprehensible person; a villain.
A harsh criticism.
* 2012 , July 15. Richard Williams in Guardian Unlimited,
Tour de France 2012: Carpet tacks cannot force Bradley Wiggins off track
- There was the sternness of an old-fashioned Tour patron in his rebuke to the young Frenchman Pierre Rolland, the only one to ride away from the peloton and seize the opportunity for a lone attack before being absorbed back into the bunch, where he was received with coolness.
To criticise harshly; to reprove.