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op·pro·bri·ous

 (ə-prō′brē-əs)
adj.
1. Expressing contemptuous reproach; scornful or abusive: opprobrious epithets.
2. Bringing disgrace; shameful or infamous: opprobrious conduct.

op·pro′bri·ous·ly adv.

opprobrious

(əˈprəʊbrɪəs)
adj
1. expressing scorn, disgrace, or contempt
2. shameful or infamous
opˈprobriously adv
opˈprobriousness n

op•pro•bri•ous

(əˈproʊ bri əs)

adj.
1. conveying or expressing opprobrium, as language or a speaker.
2. disgraceful or shameful.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
op•pro′bri•ous•ly, adv.
op•pro′bri•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.opprobrious - expressing offensive reproachopprobrious - expressing offensive reproach  
offensive - causing anger or annoyance; "offensive remarks"
2.opprobrious - (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shameopprobrious - (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice"
dishonorable, dishonourable - lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor; "dishonorable in thought and deed"

opprobrious

adjective
1. Of, relating to, or characterized by verbal abuse:
2. Meriting or causing shame or dishonor:
Translations

opprobrious

[əˈprəʊbrɪəs] ADJ (frm) → oprobioso

opprobrious

adj invective, remarkverächtlich, schmähend; conductschändlich, schandhaft, schimpflich
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