Rep·re·hen·sion n. Reproof; censure; blame; disapproval.
This Basilius took as though his mistress had given him a secret reprehension that he had not showed more gratefulness to Dorus. --Sir P. Sidney.
Syn: -- Censure; reproof; reprimand. See Admonition.
n : an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to
take the rebuke with a smile on his face" [syn: rebuke,
reproof, reproval, reprimand]