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1. Disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy.
2. Scornful reproach or contempt: a term of opprobrium.
3. Archaic A cause of shame or disgrace.
[Latin, from opprobrāre, to reproach : ob-, against; see ob- + probrum, reproach; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. the state of being abused or scornfully criticized
2. reproach or censure
3. a cause of disgrace or ignominy
[C17: from Latin ob- against + probrum a shameful act]
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op•pro•bri•um(əˈproʊ bri əm)
1. the disgrace or reproach incurred by shameful conduct.
2. the cause of such disgrace or reproach.
3. reproach; scorn.
[1650–60; < Latin: reproach]
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|Noun||1.||opprobrium - state of disgrace resulting from public abuse|
|2.||opprobrium - a state of extreme dishonor; "a date which will live in infamy"- F.D.Roosevelt; "the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city"|
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1. censure, criticism, condemnation, discredit, disapproval, reproach, stricture, calumny, odium, sideswipe, disfavour, stick (slang), obloquy, contumely, scurrility His political opinions have attracted public opprobrium.
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opprobrium[əˈprəʊbrɪəm] N (frm) → oprobio m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
opprobrium[əˈprəʊbriəm] n → opprobre m
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opprobrium[əˈprəʊbrɪəm] n (frm) → vituperio
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