rebuke (Meaning)

Wordnet

rebuke (n)

an act or expression of criticism and censure

Wordnet

rebuke (v)

censure severely or angrily

Webster

rebuke (v. t.)

To check, silence, or put down, with reproof; to restrain by expression of disapprobation; to reprehend sharply and summarily; to chide; to reprove; to admonish.

Webster

rebuke (n.)

A direct and pointed reproof; a reprimand; also, chastisement; punishment.

Check; rebuff.

rebuke Sentence Examples

  1. The teacher firmly rebuked the student for his disrespectful behavior.
  2. The boss publicly rebuked her assistant for making a critical error.
  3. The preacher strongly rebuked the congregation for their lack of faith.
  4. The parents sternly rebuked their child for lying.
  5. The judge sternly rebuked the defendant for his criminal actions.
  6. The general sharply rebuked his subordinates for their incompetence.
  7. The editor vehemently rebuked the writer for plagiarizing content.
  8. The critic harshly rebuked the novel for its poor writing style.
  9. The politician vehemently rebuked his opponent for making false accusations.
  10. The moralist sternly rebuked the community for its declining values.

FAQs About the word rebuke

an act or expression of criticism and censure, censure severely or angrilyTo check, silence, or put down, with reproof; to restrain by expression of disapprobat

reprimand, censure,condemnation, punishment, lecture, reproach,denunciation, reproof, riot act, excoriation

citation, praise, tribute, honor, indorsement, indorsement, tribute, praise, honor, commendation

The teacher firmly rebuked the student for his disrespectful behavior.

The boss publicly rebuked her assistant for making a critical error.

The preacher strongly rebuked the congregation for their lack of faith.

The parents sternly rebuked their child for lying.