[syn: black, disgraceful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, shameful]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Opprobrious \Op*pro"bri*ous\, a. [L. opprobriosus, fr.
opprobrium. See Opprobrium.]
1. Expressive of opprobrium; attaching disgrace; reproachful;
scurrilous; as, opprobrious language.
They . . . vindicate themselves in terms no less
opprobrious than those by which they are attacked.
2. Infamous; despised; rendered hateful; as, an opprobrious
This dark, opprobrious den of shame. --Milton.
[1913 Webster] -- Op*pro"bri*ous*ly, adv. --