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opprobrium

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of opprobrium

  1. 1 a cause of shame <saw no reason why “secretary” should suddenly become a term of opprobrium among the politically correct> Synonyms dishonor, disgrace, reflection, reproach, scandalRelated Words blot, brand, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma, taintNear Antonyms boast, glory, jewel, pride, treasureAntonyms credit, honor

  2. 2 the state of having lost the esteem of others <the opprobrium that was long attached to the convicted embezzler's name> Synonyms discredit, disesteem, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, disgrace, reproach, shameRelated Words scandal; contempt, despite, disdain, scorn; deprecation, disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor; abasement, debasement, debasing, degradation, dust, humbling, humiliation; blot, brand, shadow, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma, taintNear Antonyms admiration, appreciation, estimation, regard; awe, fear, reverence; fame, glory, renown, reputeAntonyms esteem, honor, respect




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