opprobrium


opprobrium

noun

Definition of OPPROBRIUM

1
a cause of shame <saw no reason why secretary should suddenly become a term of opprobrium among the politically correct>
Related Words blot, brand, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma, taint
Near Antonyms boast, glory, jewel, pride, treasure
Antonyms credit, honor
2
the state of having lost the esteem of others <the opprobrium that was long attached to the convicted embezzler's name>
Antonyms esteem, honor, respect

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