What does obloquy mean?

Definitions for obloquyˈɒb lə kwi

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word obloquy.

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


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Obloquy

    ob′lo-kwi, n. reproachful language: censure: calumny: disgrace. [L. obloquiumob, against, loqui, to speak.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obloquy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obloquy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jimoh Oluwatobi segun:

    To die of obscurity is a great obloquy to an intellectual being.

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