term of opprobrium

noun phrase

Definition of term of opprobrium

formal
: a word that is used to show disapproval
  • a group of critics who use "romanticism" as a term of opprobrium

Word by Word Definitions

term play
  1. : a word or expression that has a precise meaning in some uses or is peculiar to a science, art, profession, or subject

  2. : expression of a specified kind

  3. : a limited or definite extent of time

  1. : to apply a term to : call, name

opprobrium play
  1. : something that brings disgrace

  2. : public disgrace or ill fame that follows from conduct considered grossly wrong or vicious

  3. : contempt, reproach


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