English version

reproving

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreprovingre‧prov‧ing /rɪˈpruːvɪŋ/ adjective formal  CRITICIZEexpressing criticism of something that someone has done syn disapprovingreprovingly adverb
Examples from the Corpus
reprovingOnly if the dresses became too tight or too short would he make a gently reproving comment.a reproving stare
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