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Noun: reprehension  ,re-pri'hen-shun
  1. An act or expression of criticism and censure
    "he had to take the reprehension with a smile on his face";
    - rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprimand

Derived forms: reprehensions

Type of: criticism, unfavorable judgment [US], unfavourable judgment [Brit, Cdn]