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opprobrious

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Adjective
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op=pro=bri=ous

CIDE DICTIONARY

opprobriousa. [L. opprobriosus, fr. opprobrium. See Opprobrium.].
  •  Expressive of opprobrium; attaching disgrace; reproachful; scurrilous; as, opprobrious language.  [1913 Webster]
    "They . . . vindicate themselves in terms no less opprobrious than those by which they are attacked."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Infamous; despised; rendered hateful; as, an opprobrious name.  [1913 Webster]
    "This dark, opprobrious den of shame."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

opprobrious, adj. (of language) severely scornful; abusive.

Derivative
opprobriously adv.
Etymology
ME f. LL opprobriosus (as OPPROBRIUM)

ROGET THESAURUS

opprobrious

Disrepute

N disrepute, discredit, ill repute, bad repute, bad name, bad odor, bad favor, ill name, ill odor, ill favor, disapprobation, ingloriousness, derogation, abasement, debasement, abjectness, degradation, dedecoration, a long farewell to all my greatness, odium, obloquy, opprobrium, ignominy, dishonor, disgrace, shame, humiliation, scandal, baseness, vileness, turpitude, infamy, tarnish, taint, defilement, pollution, stain, blot, spot, blur, stigma, brand, reproach, imputation, slur, crying shame, burning shame, scandalum magnatum, badge of infamy, blot in one's escutcheon, bend sinister, bar sinister, champain, point champain, byword of reproach, Ichabod, argumentum ad verecundiam, sense of shame, disgraced, blown upon, shorn of its beams, shorn of one's glory, overcome, downtrodden, loaded with shame, in bad repute, out of repute, out of favor, out of fashion, out of countenance, at a discount, under a cloud, under an eclipse, unable to show one's face, in the shade, in the background, out at elbows, down at the elbows, down in the world, inglorious, nameless, renownless, obscure, unknown to fame, unnoticed, unnoted, unhonored, unglorified, shameful, disgraceful, discreditable, disreputable, despicable, questionable, unbecoming, unworthy, derogatory, degrading, humiliating, infra dignitatem, dedecorous, scandalous, infamous, too bad, unmentionable, ribald, opprobrious, errant, shocking, outrageous, notorious, ignominious, scrubby, dirty, abject, vile, beggarly, pitiful, low, mean, shabby base, to one's shame be it spoken, Int, fie!, shame!, for shame!, proh pudor!, O tempora!, O mores!, ough!, sic transit gloria mundi!.


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