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  1. reprobate

    • IPA[ˈrɛprəbeɪt]

    英式

    • n.
      an unprincipled person;(in Calvinism) a sinner who is not of the elect and is predestined to damnation.
    • adj.
      unprincipled;(in Calvinism) predestined to damnation.
    • v.
      express or feel disapproval of
    • noun: reprobate, plural noun: reprobates

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. an unprincipled person he had to present himself as more of a lovable reprobate than a spirit of corruption
    • 2. archaic (in Calvinism) a sinner who is not of the elect and is predestined to damnation.

    形容詞

    • 1. unprincipled reprobate behaviour
    • 2. archaic (in Calvinism) predestined to damnation.

    動詞

    • 1. archaic express or feel disapproval of his neighbours reprobated his method of proceeding
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    • IPA[ˈreprəˌbāt]

    美式

    • n.
      an unprincipled person (often used humorously or affectionately): he had to present himself as more of a lovable reprobate than a spirit of corruption
    • adj.
      unprincipled (often used as a humorous or affectionate reproach): a long-missed old reprobate drinking comrade
    • v.
      express or feel disapproval of: his neighbors reprobated his method of proceeding

    Oxford American Dictionary