n. person hardened in sin; person without moral scruples
I cannot understand why he has so many admirers if he is the reprobate you say he is.
Sentence in Classic:
It shocked her to realize that anyone as absolutely perfect as Ashley could have any thought in common with such a reprobate as Rhett Butler.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
I returned home not disappointed, for I have said that I had long considered those authors useless whom the professor reprobated; but I returned not at all the more inclined to recur to these studies in any shape.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
On the contrary the fair Jewess, though sensible her patient now regarded her as one of a race of reprobation, with whom it was disgraceful to hold any beyond the most necessary intercourse, ceased not to pay the same patient and devoted attention to his safety and convalescence.
He gazed with terror on this beauty, which was blossoming out ever more triumphant and superb beside him, beneath his very eyes, on the innocent and formidable brow of that child, from the depths of her homeliness, of his old age, of his misery, of his reprobation.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context