opprobrium

  • 1 Opprobrium — Op*pro bri*um, n. [L., fr. ob (see {Ob }) + probrum reproach, disgrace.] A state of disgrace; infamy; reproach mingled with contempt; odium[3]. [1913 Webster+PJC] 2. Abusive language. [1913 Webster] Being both dramatic author and dramatic… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 opprobrium — (n.) 1680s, from L. opprobrium disgrace, infamy, from opprobare (see OPPROBRIOUS (Cf. opprobrious)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 Opprobrium — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Death Metal, Thrash Metal Gründung 1986 Aktuelle Besetzung …

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  • 4 Opprobrĭum — (lat.), Schimpf, Beschimpfung. Daher Opprobriren, Jemandem etwas vorwerfen; Oprobration, schimpflicher Vorwurf …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5 opprobrium — I noun abasement, attaint, bad light, bad name, blot, brand, contempt, culpability, debasement, dedecus, defamation, degradation, derogation, disapprobation, discredit, disesteem, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, disrespect, humiliation, ignobility …

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  • 6 opprobrium — obloquy, odium, ignominy, infamy, shame, *disgrace, dishonor, disrepute Analogous words: *abuse, invective, vituperation, obloquy, scurrility: censure, denunciation, condemnation, reprehension (see corresponding verbs at CRITICIZE) Contrasted… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 opprobrium — [n] disgrace black eye*, blemish, debasement, debasing, degradation, discredit, dishonor, disrepute, disrespect, humiliation, ignominy, ill repute, infamy, loss of honor, obloquy, shame, stain, stigma, tarnish; concept 388 …

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  • 8 opprobrium — ► NOUN 1) harsh criticism or scorn. 2) public disgrace arising from shameful conduct. ORIGIN Latin, infamy …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 opprobrium — [ə prō′brē əm] n. [L < opprobrare, to reproach < ob (see OB ) + probrum, a disgrace < pro (see PRO 2) + * bhrom < base of ferre,BEAR1, formed after Gr propherein, to bring forward, allege, reproach] 1. the disgrace or infamy attached… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 opprobrium — [[t]əpro͟ʊbriəm[/t]] N UNCOUNT Opprobrium is open criticism or disapproval of something that someone has done. [FORMAL] His political opinions have attracted the opprobrium of the Left. ...public opprobrium. Syn: censure …

    English dictionary

  • 11 Opprobrium — Incubus (groupe metal) Incubus est un groupe de death metal originaire de Louisiane aux États Unis et fondé en 1986. Biographie Lorsque ce groupe sortit son premier album le style death metal était encore relativement peu populaire. Entre autres… …

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  • 12 Opprobrium — May also refer to Opprobrium (band) English opprobrium means disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy. Scornful reproach or contempt Example of use: Don t give him a term of opprobrium. A cause of shame or disgrace. Categories …

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  • 13 opprobrium — noun 1) the government endured months of opprobrium Syn: vilification, abuse, vituperation, condemnation, criticism, censure, denunciation, defamation, denigration, castigation, disparagement, obloquy, derogation, slander, calumny, execration …

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  • 14 opprobrium — noun /əˈpɹoʊbɹiəm/ a) Disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy. Dont give him a term of opprobrium. b) Scornful reproach or contempt Syn: blame …

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  • 15 opprobrium — noun (U) formal strong public criticism, hatred, or shame: in the face of public opprobrium …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 opprobrium — noun Etymology: Latin, from opprobrare to reproach, from ob in the way of + probrum reproach; akin to Latin pro forward and to Latin ferre to carry, bring more at ob , for, bear Date: 1656 1. something that brings disgrace 2. a. public disgrace… …

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  • 17 opprobrium — /euh proh bree euhm/, n. 1. the disgrace or the reproach incurred by conduct considered outrageously shameful; infamy. 2. a cause or object of such disgrace or reproach. [1650 60; < L: reproach, equiv. to op OP + probr(um) infamy, disgrace + ium… …

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  • 18 opprobrium — Synonyms and related words: abuse, calumny, contumely, degradation, demotion, depluming, discredit, disesteem, dishonor, displuming, disrepute, ignobility, ignominiousness, ignominy, infamousness, infamy, ingloriousness, invective, loss of honor …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 opprobrium — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. disrepute, ignominy, stigma; see disgrace 2 , insult 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. disgrace, infamy, shame, dishonor, discredit, reproach, stigma. ANT.: honor, regard, esteem III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Loss of… …

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  • 20 opprobrium — op|pro|bri|um [əˈprəubriəm US əˈprou ] n [U] formal [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: opprobrare to blame , from probrum disgrace ] strong criticism or disapproval, especially expressed publicly …

    Dictionary of contemporary English