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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Reprimand

REP'RIMAND, verb transitive [If this word is from Latin reprimo, it must be formed from the participle reprimendus.]

1. To reprove severely; to reprehend; to chide for a fault.

Germanicus was severely reprimanded by Tiberius, for traveling into Egypt without his permission.

2. To reprove publicly and officially, in execution of a sentence. The court ordered the officer to be reprimanded.

REP'RIMAND, noun Severe reproof for a fault; reprehension, private or public.