Reprobate Definition

rĕprə-bāt
reprobated, reprobates, reprobating
noun
reprobates
An unprincipled or totally bad person.
Webster's New World
A person damned; lost soul.
Webster's New World
One who is predestined to damnation.
American Heritage
The definition of a reprobate is person without morals or one who is condemned to hell.
An example of a reprobate is a person who constantly commits crimes.
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An individual with low morals or principles.

Wiktionary
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adjective
Unprincipled.
Webster's New World
Totally bad; corrupt; depraved.
Webster's New World
Rejected by God and without hope of salvation.
American Heritage
Damned.
Webster's New World

(rare) Rejected; cast off as worthless.

Wiktionary
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verb
reprobated, reprobates, reprobating
To disapprove of strongly; condemn.
Webster's New World
To abandon to eternal damnation. Used of God.
American Heritage
To reject.
Webster's New World
To damn.
Webster's New World

To refuse, set aside.

Wiktionary
Antonyms:
approbate
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Other Word Forms of Reprobate

Noun

Singular:
reprobate
Plural:
reprobates

Origin of Reprobate

  • From Middle English condemned from Late Latin reprobātus past participle of reprobāre to reprove Latin re- opposite re– Latin probāre to approve prove

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin reprobatus (“disapproved, rejected, condemned"), past participle of reprobare.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin reprobare.

    From Wiktionary

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