|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers|
|Section IV. Moral Affections|
| 2. Moral Sentiments|
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|NOUN:||DISAPPROBATION, disapproval, improbation [obs.], disesteem, displacency [rare]; odium; dislike [See Dislike]; black list, black-ball, ostracism, boycott; index expurgatorius.|
DISPARAGEMENT, depreciation, disvaluation, dispraise, discommendation; detraction [See Detraction]; denunciation; condemnation [See Condemnation]; animadversion, reflection, stricture, objection, exception, criticism; blame, censure, obloquy; sar- donic -grin, - laugh; sarcasm, satire, insinuation, innuendo; bad -, poor -, left-handed- compliment.
sneer (contempt) [See Contempt]; taunt (disrespect) [See Disrespect]; cavil, carping, censoriousness; hypercriticism (fastidiousness) [See Fastidiousness].
REPREHENSION, remonstrance, expostulation, reproof, reprobation, admonition, increpation [archaic], reproach; rebuke, reprimand, castigation, jobation [colloq.], lecture, curtain lecture, blowup [colloq.]; blowing up, trimming, wigging, dressing, dressing down [all colloq.]; rating, scolding, correction, set down, rap on the knuckles, coup de bec [F.], rebuff; slap, slap on the face; home thrust, hit; frown, scowl, black look.
diatribe, jeremiad or jeremiade, tirade, philippic.
chiding, upbraiding &c. v.; exprobration [rare], personal remarks, abuse, vituperation, invective, objurgation, contumely; hard -, cutting -, bitter- words; evil-speaking; bad language [See Malediction]; personality.
CLAMOR, outcry, hue and cry; hiss, hissing, sibilation, catcall; execration [See Malediction].
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|VERB:||DISAPPROVE; dislike [See Dislike]; lament [See Lamentation]; object to, take exception to; be scandalized at, think ill of; view with -disfavor, - dark eyes, - jaundiced eyes; nil admirari [L.], disvalue, improbate [obs.].|
frown upon, look grave; bend -, knit- the brows; shake the head at, shrug the shoulders; turn up the nose (contempt) [See Contempt]; look askance, look black upon; look with an evil eye; make a wry face at, make a mouth at [archaic], set ones face against.
BLAME; lay -, cast- blame upon; censure, fronder [F.], reproach, pass censure on, reprobate, impugn, impeach; disbar, unfrock.
accuse [See Accusation]; impeach, denounce; hold up to -reprobation, - execration; expose, brand, gibbet, stigmatize; show up, pull up [both colloq.]; take up; cry shame upon; be outspoken; raise a hue and cry against.
REPREHEND, chide, admonish; berate, betongue; bring -, call- -to account, - over the coals [colloq.], - to order; take to task, haul over the coals [colloq.], reprove, lecture, bring to book; read a -lesson, - lecture- to; rebuke, correct; reprimand, chastise, castigate, lash, trounce; trim, blow up, give it to, give one fits, give it to one, lay out [all six colloq.]; laver la tête [F.], overhaul.
remonstrate, expostulate, recriminate.
execrate [See Malediction]; exprobate [rare], speak daggers, vituperate; abuse, - like a pickpocket; tongue-lash [colloq.], scold, rate, objurgate, upbraid, fall foul of; jaw [low]; rail, - at, - in good set terms; bark at, yelp at, anathematize, call names; call by -hard, - ugly- names; avile [obs.], revile, vilify, vilipend, bespatter; clapperclaw [archaic]; rave -, thunder -, fulminate- against; load with reproaches.
DECRY, cry down, run down, frown down; exclaim -, protest -, inveigh -, declaim -, cry out -, raise ones voice-against; clamor, hiss, hoot, catcall, mob; backbite; ostracize, blacklist, boycott, blackball; draw up -, sign- a round robin.
take down, set down; snub, snap one up, give a rap on the knuckles; throw a stone -at, - in ones garden; have a fling at, have a snap at; have words with, pluck a crow with; give one a wipe [dial. or slang]; give one a lick with the rough side of the tongue [colloq.].
animadvert upon, reflect upon; glance at; cast -reflection, - reproach - a slur- upon; insinuate, damn with faint praise [Pope]; hint a fault and hesitate dislike [Pope]; not to be able to say much for.
DISPARAGE, depreciate, knock [colloq., U. S.], dispraise, discommend [rare], deprecate, speak ill of, not speak well of; condemn &c. (find quilty) [See Condemnation]; scoff at, point at; twit, taunt (disrespect) [See Disrespect]; sneer at (despise) [See Outline]; satirize, lampoon; defame (detract) [See Detraction]; depreciate, find fault with, criticize, cut up; pull -, pick- to pieces; take exception; cavil; peck at, nibble at, carp at; be censorious &c. adj.; pick -holes, - a hole, - a hole in ones coat; make a fuss about.
INCUR BLAME, excite disapprobation, scandalize, shock, revolt; get a bad name, forfeit ones good opinion, be under a cloud, come under the ferule, bring a hornets nest about ones ears.
take blame, stand corrected; have to answer for.
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|ADJECTIVE:||DISAPPROVING &c. v.; disparaging, condemnatory, damnatory, denunciatory, reproachful, abusive, objurgatory, clamorous, vituperative; defamatory [See Detraction].|
satirical, sarcastic, sardonic, cynical, dry, sharp, cutting, biting, severe, withering, trenchant, hard upon; censorious, critical, captious, carping, hypercritical; scandalized; fastidious [See Fastidiousness]; sparing of -, grudging -praise.
DISAPPROVED, chid &c. v.; in bad odor, blown upon, unapproved; unblest; at a discount, exploded; weighted in the balance and found wanting.
unlamented, unbewailed, unpitied.
BLAMEWORTHY, reprehensible (guilt) [See Guilt]; to -, worthy of- blame; answerable, uncommendable, exceptionable, not to be thought of; bad [See Badness]; vicious [See Vice].
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|ADVERB:||REPROACHFULLY &c. adj.; with a wry face.|
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|INTERJECTION:||it is too bad! it wont do! it will never do! it isnt done! marry come up! [archaic or dial.], Oh! come! sdeath! [archaic].|
forbid it Heaven! God forbid! Heaven forbid! out upon it! fie upon it! away with! tut! O tempora! O mores! [L.]; shame! fie, - for shame! out on you!
tell it not in Gath!
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- The poorest way to face life is to face it with a sneer.Roosevelt
- Defamed by every charlatan.Tennyson
- Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike.Pope
- Compound for sins they are inclined to By damning those they have no mind to.Butler
- Of whom to be dispraisd were no small praise.Milton
- Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.Swift
- There is no defense against reproach except obscurity.Addison