Definitions for obloquyˈɒb lə kwi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•lo•quyˈɒb lə kwi(n.)(pl.)-quies.

  1. censure, blame, or abusive language.

  2. discredit, disgrace, or bad repute.

Origin of obloquy:

1425–75; late ME < LL obloquium contradiction

ob•lo•qui•alɒˈbloʊ kwi əl(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obloquy, opprobrium(noun)

    state of disgrace resulting from public abuse

  2. defamation, calumny, calumniation, obloquy, traducement, hatchet job(noun)

    a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions

Wiktionary

  1. obloquy(Noun)

    Abusive language

  2. obloquy(Noun)

    Disgrace suffered from abusive language

  3. obloquy(Noun)

    One who denies or disputes

  4. Origin: From obloquium, from obloquor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obloquy(noun)

    censorious speech; defamatory language; language that casts contempt on men or their actions; blame; reprehension

  2. Obloquy(noun)

    cause of reproach; disgrace

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