What does the word reprobate mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Samuel Adams
  2. The Buddha did not reprobate good desires. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot