- disapproval, condemnation, or censure.
- Theology. rejection by God, as of persons excluded from the number of the elect or from salvation.
- disapproval, blame, or censure
- Christianity condemnation to eternal punishment in hell; rejection by God
c.1400, from Late Latin reprobationem (nominative reprobatio), noun of action from past participle stem of reprobare (see reprobate (adj.)).