Definition Of rebuke
an expression of sharp disapproval or criticism.
he hadn't meant it as a rebuke, but Neil flinched
express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions.
she had rebuked him for drinking too much
Example Of rebuke
As she continued to live a western lifestyle, he rebuked her for not being a good Muslim.
As though rebuking her, she felt the sharp prick of a needle on her arm.
Bear in mind, then, that expressions of regret over the defilement of sacred images are likely to attract rebukes from certain ‘modern’ and ‘spiritual’ types of Westerner.
Before rebuking someone, ask yourself, ‘Why am I doing this?’
Besides, why should the rebuker care about someone's else sin.