Reprobation

Rep`ro*ba"tion

(-b?`sh?n), n. [F. rprobation, or L. reprobatio.] 1. The act of reprobating; the state of being reprobated; strong disapproval or censure.
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The profligate pretenses upon which he was perpetually soliciting an increase of his disgraceful stipend are mentioned with becoming reprobation.
Jeffrey.
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Set a brand of reprobation on clipped poetry and false coin.
Dryden.
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2. (Theol.) The predestination of a certain number of the human race as reprobates, or objects of condemnation and punishment.
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