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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A state of extreme dishonor; State of disgrace resulting from public abuse.

Usage examples (34)
  • Their families also needed to be shielded from public opprobrium.
  • The name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city
  • Rather than rain opprobrium on the "inexperienced bicyclists" perhaps it can be stated that there were just too many cyclists.
  • That if worse things mean the opprobrium is excessive, then things less bad — many of which involve talk – mean the opprobrium is too low. for more
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