What does opprobrious mean?

Definitions for opprobriousəˈproʊ bri əs

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abusive, opprobrious, scurrilous(adj)

    expressing offensive reproach

  2. 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"


  1. opprobrious(Adjective)

    Of or relating to opprobrium.

  2. opprobrious(Adjective)

    Tending to cause opprobrium.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Opprobrious

    o-prō′bri-us, adj. expressive of opprobrium or disgrace: reproachful: infamous: despised.—adv. Opprō′briously.—ns. Opprō′briousness; Opprō′brium, reproach expressing contempt or disdain: disgrace: infamy. [L.,—ob, against, probrum, reproach.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of opprobrious in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of opprobrious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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