upbraiding

upbraiding
index critical (faultfinding), criticism, denunciation, diatribe, objurgation, outcry, reprimand, reproach, revilement

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • upbraiding — upbraidingly, adv. /up bray ding/, n. 1. the act or words of a person who upbraids; severe reproof or censure: an upbraiding from one s superiors. adj. 2. severely reproachful or reproving; censorious: upbraiding remarks. [1175 1225; ME; see… …   Universalium

  • Upbraiding — Upbraid Up*braid ([u^]p*br[=a]d ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Upbraided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Upbraiding}.] [OE. upbreiden; AS. upp up + bregdan to draw, twist, weave, or the kindred Icel. breg[eth]a to draw, brandish, braid, deviate from, change, break… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • upbraiding — un·upbraiding; …   English syllables

  • upbraiding — 1. adjective Reproachful; chiding; censorious. 2. noun An instance of severe criticism or rebuke …   Wiktionary

  • upbraiding — sb. Ps. xxxviii. 9 …   Oldest English Words

  • upbraiding — v. criticize; scold, reproach severely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • upbraiding — n. Reproach, chiding …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • upbraiding — /ʌpˈbreɪdɪŋ/ (say up brayding) noun 1. the act or language of someone who upbraids. –adjective 2. reproachful; chiding. {upbraid + ing1} –upbraidingly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • upbraiding — noun a severe scolding • Syn: ↑castigation, ↑earful, ↑bawling out, ↑chewing out, ↑going over, ↑dressing down • Derivationally related forms: ↑upbraid, ↑castigate …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-upbraiding — n. * * * …   Universalium


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