reproach noun

ADJ. bitter | mild There was mild reproach in his tone.

PREP. beyond/above ~ Her conduct had always been beyond reproach. | with ~ He glanced at her with reproach. | ~ about There was no reproach about his failure to turn up. | ~ to Paul saw this as a reproach to himself.

PHRASES full of reproach Her voice was full of reproach. | a look of reproach He gave Helen a look of bitter reproach. | a word of reproach She had never uttered a word of reproach.