reprobate

Part of speech: noun

Reprobation.

Part of speech: verb

To disapprove strongly; reject.

Part of speech: verb

To abandon as hopelessly wicked.

Part of speech: adjective

Abandoned in sin; utterly depraved.

Part of speech: noun

One abandoned to evil.

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Usage examples "reprobate":

  1. Your " earnest desire to stop the effusion of blood and the calamities of war" will therefore lead you, on maturer reflection, to reprobate a plan teeming with discord, and which, in the space of twenty years, would produce another wild expedition across the Atlantic, and in a few years more some such commission as that " with which his Majesty hath been pleased to honor you." - "The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4", Samuel Adams.
  2. It is impossible for me to deny it- but what should such a reprobate be doing here, under the guns of a Queen's cruiser?" - "The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas", James Fenimore Cooper.
  3. The Buddha did not reprobate good desires. - "Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch", Charles Eliot.