Definitions for opprobriousəˈproʊ bri əs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
op•pro•bri•ousəˈproʊ bri əs(adj.)
conveying or expressing opprobrium, as language or a speaker.
disgraceful or shameful.
Origin of opprobrious:
1350–1400; ME < LL
abusive, opprobrious, scurrilous(adj)
expressing offensive reproach
black, disgraceful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, shameful(adj)
(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"
Of or relating to opprobrium.
Tending to cause opprobrium.
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