Reproved vs Chidden - What's the difference?

reproved | chidden |


As verbs the difference between reproved and chidden

is that reproved is (reprove) while chidden is .

As an adjective chidden is

chided, reproved, rebuked, scolded.

reproved

English

Verb

(head)
  • (reprove)

  • reprove

    English

    Verb

    (reprov)
  • 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:
  • Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.
  • to prevent, avoid, deny or suppress (a feeling, behaviour, action etc.).
  • * 1982 , (Lawrence Durrell), Constance'', Faber & Faber 2004 (''Avignon Quintet ), p. 856:
  • She ached to be with Affad again – and to reprove the feeling she frowned and bit her lip.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * reproof * reproval

    chidden

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Synonyms

    * chid * chided

    Adjective

    (-)
  • chided, reproved, rebuked, scolded
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