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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.
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opprobrious

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

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

opprobrious

[əˈprəʊbrɪəs] ADJ (frm) → oprobioso
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opprobrious

adj invective, remarkverächtlich, schmähend; conductschändlich, schandhaft, schimpflich
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References in periodicals archive ?
Elizabeth Allen, Note, You Can't Say That on Face book: The NLRA's Opprobriousness Standard and Social Media, 45 WASH.
(27) These cases consider whether a social media post can constitute protected concerted activity (28) and, if so, whether the post loses its protection due to opprobriousness. (29)
This Note examines the NLRA's opprobriousness standard (30) as applied to social media cases.
Yet after the opprobriousness of abandoning Timokreon this generalization of the charge is weak.