Rep`re*hen"sion (-sh?n), n. [L. reprehensio: cf. F. r'epr'ehension.]

Reproof; censure; blame; disapproval.

This Basilius took as though his mistress had given him a secret reprehension that he had not showed more gratefulness to Dorus. Sir P. Sidney.

Syn. -- Censure; reproof; reprimand. See Admonition.


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