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NOUN (2)

1. state of disgrace resulting from public abuse;
[syn: obloquy, opprobrium]

2. a state of extreme dishonor;
- Example: "a date which will live in infamy"- F.D.Roosevelt
- Example: "the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city"
[syn: infamy, opprobrium]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Opprobrium \Op*pro"bri*um\, n. [L., fr. ob (see Ob-) + probrum reproach, disgrace.] A state of disgrace; infamy; reproach mingled with contempt; odium[3]. [1913 Webster+PJC] 2. Abusive language. [1913 Webster] Being both dramatic author and dramatic performer, he found himself heir to a twofold opprobrium. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

opprobrium n 1: state of disgrace resulting from public abuse [syn: obloquy, opprobrium] 2: a state of extreme dishonor; "a date which will live in infamy"- F.D.Roosevelt; "the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city" [syn: infamy, opprobrium] [ant: celebrity, fame, renown]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "opprobrium": abuse, calumny, contumely, degradation, demotion, depluming, discredit, disesteem, dishonor, displuming, disrepute, ignobility, ignominiousness, ignominy, infamousness, infamy, ingloriousness, invective, loss of honor, obloquy, odium, revilement, scurrility, shame, vilification, vituperation
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

OPPROBRIUM, civil law. Ignominy; shame; infamy. (q.v.)