Nouns (5)

animadversion, censure
n. harsh criticism or disapproval
censure, exclusion, excommunication
n. the state of being excommunicated

Verbs (3)

criminate, censure, reprimand
v. rebuke formally

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Fuzzynyms (48)

n. the expression of disapproval
unfavorable judgment, criticism
n. disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings; "the senator received severe criticism from his opponent"
reprehension, reprimand, reproval, reproof, rebuke
n. an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"
n. disgrace or shame; "he brought reproach upon his family"
talking to, speech, lecture
n. a lengthy rebuke; "a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline"; "the teacher gave him a talking to"
n. the written record or promise of an arrangement by which accommodations are secured in advance
n. the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing
n. the speech act of rejecting
n. grounds for adverse criticism; "his authority is beyond exception"
denouncement, denunciation
n. a public act of denouncing
v. abandon to eternal damnation; "God reprobated the unrepenting sinner"
reprove, admonish
v. take to task; "He admonished the child for his bad behavior"
v. inflict severe punishment on
have words, chew up, chew out, bawl out, call down, dress down, reproof, take to task, call on the carpet, lambast, lambaste, remonstrate, berate, chide, scold, jaw, reprimand, lecture, trounce, rag, rebuke
v. censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
upbraid, reproach
v. express criticism towards; "The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior"
accuse, charge
v. blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference"
v. compel or force into a particular state or activity; "His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence"

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Antonyms (4)

stock-purchase warrant, stock warrant, warrant
n. a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price; "as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities"
v. express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"


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