- rebuked, rebuking
1. To speak severely to someone because they have done wrong; to reprimand.
- Thesaurus: scold, reprimand, chide, reprove, admonish, berate, upbraid, reprehend, blame, castigate, censure, chastise; Antonym: compliment, praise.
- 1. A stern reprimand or reproach.
- Thesaurus: reproach, condemnation, admonition, castigation, blame, censure, chastisement, tongue-lashing, dressing-down, reprimand; Antonym: compliment, praise.