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Meaning of REPROBATION

Pronunciation:  `repru'beyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  severe disapproval
  2. [n]  rejection by God; the state of being condemned to eternal misery in hell
 

REPROBATION is a 11 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: disapproval, disfavor, disfavour, dislike, rejection

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rep`ro*ba"tion\ (-b?`sh?n), n. [F. r['e]probation,
or L. reprobatio.]
1. The act of reprobating; the state of being reprobated;
   strong disapproval or censure.

         The profligate pretenses upon which he was
         perpetually soliciting an increase of his
         disgraceful stipend are mentioned with becoming
         reprobation.                          --Jeffrey.

         Set a brand of reprobation on clipped poetry and
         false coin.                           --Dryden.

2. (Theol.) The predestination of a certain number of the
   human race as reprobates, or objects of condemnation and
   punishment.

 

 

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