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opprobrium

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Noun
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op=pro=bri=um

CIDE DICTIONARY

opprobriumn. [L., fr. ob (see Ob-) + probrum reproach, disgrace.].
  •  A state of disgrace; infamy; reproach mingled with contempt; odium{3}.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Abusive language.  [1913 Webster]
    "Being both dramatic author and dramatic performer, he found himself heir to a twofold opprobrium."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

opprobrium, n.
1 disgrace or bad reputation attaching to some act or conduct.
2 a cause of this.

Etymology
L f. opprobrum (as OB-, probrum disgraceful act)

THESAURUS

opprobrium

abuse, calumny, contumely, degradation, demotion, depluming, discredit, disesteem, dishonor, displuming, disrepute, ignobility, ignominiousness, ignominy, infamousness, infamy, ingloriousness, invective, loss of honor, obloquy, odium, revilement, scurrility, shame, vilification, vituperation

ROGET THESAURUS

opprobrium

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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