) KEY NOUN:
- A morally unprincipled person.
- One who is predestined to damnation.
TRANSITIVE VERB: rep·ro·bat·ed
- Morally unprincipled; shameless.
- Rejected by God and without hope of salvation.
- To disapprove of; condemn.
- To abandon to eternal damnation. Used of God.
From Middle English, condemned
, from Late Latin reprobtus
, past participle of reprobre
, to reprove
: Latin re-
; see re-
+ Latin probre
, to approve
; see proveOTHER FORMS:repro·bation(Noun)