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: the state or fact of being subjected to hatred and contempt as a result of a despicable act or blameworthy circumstance
: hatred and condemnation accompanied by loathing or contempt : detestation
: disrepute or infamy attached to something : opprobrium
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discredit, disesteem, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, opprobrium, reproach, shame
esteem, honor, respect
1602, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Latin, hatred, from odisse to hate; akin to Old English atol terrible, Greek odyssasthai to be angry
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to clear from alleged fault or guilt
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