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opprobrium

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1 a cause of shame
  • saw no reason why "secretary" should suddenly become a term of opprobrium among the politically correct

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2 the state of having lost the esteem of others
  • the opprobrium that was long attached to the convicted embezzler's name

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“Opprobrium.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/opprobrium. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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