UPBRA'ID, verb transitive
1. To charge with something wrong or disgraceful; to reproach; to cast in the teeth; followed by with or for, before the thing imputed; as, to upbraid a man for his folly or his intemperance.
Yet do not upbraid us with our distress.
He upbraided them with their unbelief. Mark 16:14.
[The use of to and of, after upbraid as to upbraid a man of his gain by iniquity, to upbraid to a man his evil practices, has been long discontinued.]
2. To reproach; to chide.
God who giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not. James 1:5.
3. To reprove with severity.
Then he began to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done - Matthew 11:20.
4. To bring reproach on.
How much doth thy kindness upbraid my wickedness!
5. To treat with contempt. obsolete