What is another word for rebuked?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪbjˈuːkt] (IPA)

The word "rebuked" refers to a strong expression of disapproval or criticism of someone's actions. There are several synonyms that can be used instead of "rebuked," such as reprimanded, scolded, chastised, admonished, or reproached. "Reprimanded" indicates a formal or official sanction, while "scolded" and "chastised" suggest a more severe, sharp, or maybe even angry tone. "Admonished" implies a warning or caution, while "reproached" suggests a rebuke with an added sense of shame or guilt. All of these words are useful and effective for expressing displeasure or negative feedback, but their specific connotations may vary depending on the context and the speaker's tone.

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Usage examples for Rebuked

And with them a Presence moved which rebuked all others, however venerable.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
"That's a little too risky to be funny," I rebuked him, with pardonable annoyance.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford
The dinner began under an air of constraint, for it was always difficult for me to conceal my irritation when my mother rebuked me.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford

Famous quotes with Rebuked

  • The steel workers have now buried their dead, while the widows weep and watch their orphaned children become objects of public charity. The murder of these unarmed men has never been publicly rebuked by any authoritative officer of the state or federal government.
    John L. Lewis
  • We say, sorrow, disaster, calamity. God says, chastening and it sounds sweet to him though it is a discord to our ears. Don't faint when you are rebuked, and don't despise the chastening of the Lord. In your patience possess your souls.
    Oswald Chambers
  • The multitude will hardly believe the excessive force of education, and in the difference of modesty between men and women, ascribe that to nature, which is altogether owing to early instruction: Miss is scarce three years old, but she's spoke to every day to hide her leg, and rebuked in good earnest if she shows it; whilst little Master at the same age is bid to take up his coats, and piss like a man.
    Bernard Mandeville
  • You will become more conscious if you use the moment of being rebuked or blamed to observe your reaction. You will observe yourself making an excuse, giving a reason.
    Barry Long
  • For Chesterton… British public rhetoric was more than a mere style: "The motive is the desire to disguise a thing even when expressing it."At least they said openly what was being done openly. The British rhetoric, for Chesterton, was one with the decayed British liberalism that allowed exploitation of workers by plutocrats who were never rebuked by government or the courts.Gazing back across the horrors of World War II, it is hard for us to imagine how good men like Chesterton, whatever their objections to British liberalism, could admire Mussolini, though several prominent intellectuals and politicians did.Mussolini's thuggish violence, of course, Chesterton and others rejected. But their admiration was an index of the scale of reform they thought needed.
    G. K. Chesterton

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