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reprobate

Christianity destined or condemned to eternal punishment in hell
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Flora continued to fix me with her small mask of reprobation, and even at that minute I prayed God to forgive me for seeming to see that, as she stood there holding tight to our friend's dress, her incomparable childish beauty had suddenly failed, had quite vanished.
"Orf to Brighton!" said old Smallways, regarding his youngest son from the sitting-room window over the green-grocer's shop with something between pride and reprobation. "When I was 'is age, I'd never been to London, never bin south of Crawley--never bin anywhere on my own where I couldn't walk.
Seal wandered about with newspaper cuttings, which seemed to her either "quite splendid" or "really too bad for words." She used to paste these into books, or send them to her friends, having first drawn a broad bar in blue pencil down the margin, a proceeding which signified equally and indistinguishably the depths of her reprobation or the heights of her approval.
A document treacherously inflicted upon a citizen going abroad, exposing him as an alien and pointing him out for special reprobation and outrage.
"'Pon my soul, I did not know you could forget yourself to that extent." He didn't try to conceal his physical disgust, because he believed it to be a purely moral reprobation of every unreserve, of anything in the nature of a scene.
I was in a state of tremor, partly at the vague idea that I was the object of reprobation, partly in the agitation of my first hatred-- hatred of this big, spectacled man, who pulled my head about as if he wanted to buy and cheapen it.
The 16th century witnessed the rise of a new sense-thread attached to this word, namely, it came to be applied 'as a term of reprobation to a woman' (7)--'a low or shrewish woman, wench, termagant, also used playfully, a flirtatious girl like hussy or minx' (e.g., 1560 "Such a jade she is, and so curst a quean, She would out-scold the devil's dame I ween") (see also Mills 1989: 128 and Palmatier 1995: 215).
3: "On the excellence of intelligence and disadvantage of ignorance," or 1, 18, "On the virtues of justice and reprobation of oppression").
By Allah, this story is my story and this case is my case, for that indeed I was in reprobation and danger of judgement till thou turnedst me back from this into the right way, extolled by the Causer of causes and the Liberator of necks!
And he espouses respect for the rule of law, a concern for victims, and a community conscience: While we are thus unconstrained in out private business, a spirit of reverence pervades our public acts; we are prevented from doing wrong by respect for the authorities and for the laws, having a particular regard to those which are ordained for the protection of the injured as well as those unwritten laws which bring upon the transgressor of them the reprobation of the general sentiment.
Je crois que vous me prenez pour un de ces puritains qui jadis envoyaient au bucher les hommes et les femmes soupconnes d'avoir encouru la reprobation du Seigneur.
Accordingly, he examines each system in terms of (l) end, or purpose of the decree; (2) the position of predestination among other divine decrees preceding or following it; (3) the object of, or creature subject to the decree; and (4) the nature of the acts of election and reprobation that the decree entails.