reproof (countable and uncountable, plural reproofs)
- An act or instance of reproving; a rebuke.
1815, Jane Austen, Emma, volume II, chapter 13:
You could not give me a greater reproof for the mistake I fell into. It was all my doing, I know. I have not forgotten it, I assure you.
act or instance of reproving; a rebuke
re- + proof
reproof (third-person singular simple present reproofs, present participle reproofing, simple past and past participle reproofed)
- To proof again.
- We need to reproof the book before publication.