toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

reproach
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

4 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
a criticism; or to express criticism — especially where a relationship makes the disapproval result in disappointment or shame
  • So will they speak, and this would turn to my reproach.
    Book 6 (86% in)
  • Then all the others held their peace, and none had the heart to answer Telemachus with hard words, but Antinous alone made answer, saying: 'Telemachus, proud of speech and unrestrained in fury, what is this thou hast said to put us to shame, and wouldest fasten on us reproach?
    Book 2 (21% in)
  • Thus will they speak, and this will turn to our reproach.'
    Book 21 (76% in)
  • Then wise Penelope answered him: 'Eurymachus, never can there be fair fame in the land for those that devour and dishonour the house of a prince, but why make ye this thing into a reproach?
    Book 21 (77% in)

There are no more uses of "reproach" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®