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obloquy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of obloquy

  1. 1 harsh insulting language unable to mount a rational defense of her position, she unleashed a torrent of obloquy on her opponent Synonyms billingsgate, fulmination, invective, abuse, scurrility, vitriol, vituperationRelated Words blackguardism; blasphemy, curse, execration, imprecation, malediction, profanity; epithet, insult, put-down, slur; expletive, swearword; aspersion, bad-mouthing, belittlement, disparagement, revilement, vilification; castigation, chastisement, criticism, excoriation, opprobrium, rebuke, reprimand, reproof; broadside, diatribe, harangue, polemic, tiradeNear Antonyms acclaim, applause, commendation, praise; compliments, congratulations, endearments, felicitations; adulation, blarney, flattery, overpraise, soft soap

  2. 2 the state of having lost the esteem of others although he had beaten the murder rap, the accused murderer was condemned to live out his days in perpetual obloquy Synonyms discredit, disesteem, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, disgrace, odium, opprobrium, 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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