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reprobate
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
an immoral person; or immoral behavior
  • He knew there were people in St. Ogg's who made a show without money to support it, and he had always heard such people spoken of by his own friends with contempt and reprobation.
    2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Golden Gates Are Passed (59% in)
  • At last he seated himself again, and said, looking at Maggie,— "Your prompting to go to your nearest friends,—to remain where all the ties of your life have been formed,—is a true prompting, to which the Church in its original constitution and discipline responds, opening its arms to the penitent, watching over its children to the last; never abandoning them until they are hopelessly reprobate.
    7.2 -- Book 7 Chapter 2 -- St. Ogg's Passes Judgment (62% in)

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