- express to (someone) one's disapproval of or disappointment in their actions；accuse someone of
- the expression of disapproval or disappointment；a thing that makes the failings of (someone or something else) more apparent
verb: reproach, 3rd person present: reproaches, gerund or present participle: reproaching, past tense: reproached, past participle: reproached
noun: reproach, plural noun: reproaches
- 1. express to (someone) one's disapproval of or disappointment in their actions her friends reproached her for not thinking enough about her family ‘You know that isn't true,’ he reproached her
- ▪ accuse someone of his wife reproached him with cowardice
- ▪ censure or rebuke (an offence).
- 1. the expression of disapproval or disappointment he gave her a look of reproach a farrago of warnings and pained reproaches 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ a thing that makes the failings of (someone or something else) more apparent his elegance is a living reproach to our slovenly habits 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (in the Roman Catholic Church) a set of antiphons and responses for Good Friday representing the reproaches of Christ to his people.