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.