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reprobate

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English

Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] reprobatus, past participle of reprobare.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈɹɛpɹəbət/

Adjective

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Positive
reprobate

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (rare) Rejected; cast off as worthless.
  2. Rejected by God; damned, sinful.
  3. Immoral, having no religious or principled character.
    The reprobate criminal sneered at me.

Noun

Singular
reprobate

Plural
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reprobate ({{{1}}})
  1. One rejected by God; a sinful person.
  2. An individual with low morals or principles.
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Etymology 2

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] reprobare.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈɹɛpɹəbeɪt/

Verb

Infinitive
to reprobate

Third person singular
reprobat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to reprobate (third-person singular simple present reprobat, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To have strong disapproval of something; to condemn.
  2. Of God: to abandon or reject, to deny eternal bliss.
  3. To refuse, set aside.

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