Synonyms for reproach

Synonyms for (noun) reproach

Synonyms: reproach

Definition: a mild rebuke or criticism

Usage: words of reproach

Similar words: reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval, rebuke

Definition: an act or expression of criticism and censure

Usage: he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face


Synonyms: reproach

Definition: disgrace or shame

Usage: he brought reproach upon his family

Similar words: disgrace, ignominy, shame

Definition: a state of dishonor

Usage: one mistake brought shame to all his family; suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

Synonyms for (verb) reproach

Synonyms: upbraid, reproach

Definition: express criticism towards

Usage: The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior

Similar words: impeach, incriminate, criminate, accuse

Definition: bring an accusation against; level a charge against

Usage: The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse