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reprimandnoun admonishment, admonition, blame, castigation, censure, chiding, correction, criticism, denunciation, derogation, disapproval, displeasure, dispraise, dressing down, exception, exprobration, improbation, increpation, jobation, lecture, objection, objurgation, rating, rebuke, reprehensio, reprehension, reproach, reproof, reproval, revilement, scolding, sermon, sharp censure, sharp words, stricture, trimming, upbraiding, warning
Associated concepts: reprimand issued by the grievance committee of the bar association
reprimandverb accuse, admonish, animadvert on, asperse, berate, blame, call to account, call to task, censure formally, chastise, chide, condemn, correct, criminate, decry, denounce, deprecate, disapprove, discommend, disparage, dispraise, dress down, execrate, exprobrate, find fault, flay, fulminate against, impeach, inveigh against, lash, lecture, objurgate, rail at, rant, rebuke, recriminate, remonstrate, reprehend, reproach, reprobate, reprove, revile, run down, scold, thunder against, trounce, upbraid, vilify, vilipend, vituperare, vituperate, warn
Associated concepts: reprimand by the grievance committee
See also: admonish, admonition, bad repute, blame, castigate, censure, complain, condemn, condemnation, criticism, criticize, denounce, denunciation, diatribe, disapprobation, disapprove, discipline, disparagement, fault, impeach, impeachment, lash, objurgation, outcry, penalize, punish, punishment, rebuff, rebuke, remonstrance, reprehend, reproach, warn
REPRIMAND, punishment. The censure which in some cases a public office
pronounces against an offender.
2. This species of punishment is used by legislative bodies to punish their members or others who have been guilty of some impropriety of conduct towards them. The reprimand is usually pronounced by the speaker.