1、re- "back" + prim- "press, push" + -and.
2、字面意思就是：that is to be repressed, fault to be checked.
来自拉丁语 reprimere,指责，申斥，-and,动名词后缀，来自 re-,向后，往回，premere,按，压， 词源同 print,press.
- reprimand (n.)
- 1630s, from French réprimande (16c.), from Middle French reprimende "reproof," from Latin reprimenda "that is to be repressed" (as in reprimenda culpa "fault to be checked"), fem. singular of reprimendus, gerundive of reprimere "reprove" (see repress). Spelling influenced in French by mander "to summon."
- reprimand (v.)
- 1680s, from reprimand (n.) or else from French réprimander (17c.), from réprimande. Related: Reprimanded; reprimanding.
- 1. Her attempts to reprimand him were quickly shouted down.
- 2. He has been fined five thousand pounds and given a severe reprimand.
- 3. "Don't contradict your mother," was Charles's sharp reprimand.
- 4. His boss gave him a reprimand for being late.
- 5. He may gently reprimand an official or even suggest to parliament that a law be alltered.
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