Reproachful - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈproʊtʃfl|  American pronunciation of the word reproachful
Brit.  |rɪˈprəʊtʃfʊl|  British pronunciation of the word reproachful


- expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective (syn: admonishing, admonitory, reproving)


She looked at him with reproach.

Accusations and reproaches from both parties made it difficult to pursue discussions.

His conduct has brought shame and reproach to his family.

...our neighbor loudly reproached us for tromping through his yard...

...she cleared her throat as a way of reproaching us for having our elbows on the table...

She gave her daughter a reproachful glance.

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