Reproved vs Chidden - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between reproved and chidden
is that reproved
) while chidden
As an adjective chidden is
chided, reproved, rebuked, scolded.
to express disapproval.
to criticise, rebuke or reprimand (someone), usually in a gentle and kind tone.
* 1611 , Bible , Authorized (King James) Version, Proverbs IX.8:
to prevent, avoid, deny or suppress (a feeling, behaviour, action etc.).
* 1982 , (Lawrence Durrell), Constance'', Faber & Faber 2004 (''Avignon Quintet ), p. 856:
- Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.
- She ached to be with Affad again – and to reprove the feeling she frowned and bit her lip.
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