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1. Expressing or containing reproach; upbraiding; opprobrious; abusive. The reproachful speeches . . . That he hath breathed in my dishonor here. (Shak)

2. Occasioning or deserving reproach; shameful; base; as, a reproachful life.

Synonym: Opprobrious, contumelious, abusive, offensive, insulting, contemptuous, scornful, insolent, scurrilous, disreputable, discreditable, dishonorable, shameful, disgraceful, scandalous, base, vile, infamous.

Reproachfully, Reproachfulness.