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Definition of opprobrium noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

opprobrium

 noun
noun
NAmE//əˈproʊbriəm//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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severe criticism of a person, country, etc. by a large group of people The bombing has attracted international opprobrium. The administration did not deserve the opprobrium heaped on it by the national press.
opprobrious
 
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NAmE//əˈproʊbriəs//
 
adjective an opprobrious remark
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