term of opprobrium

noun phrase

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

Examples of term of opprobrium in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By the late 1930s, isolationism had become a powerful term of opprobrium. Daniel Bessner, The New Republic, 21 Oct. 2020

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“Term of opprobrium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/term%20of%20opprobrium. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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