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synonyms for opprobrium

  • ignominy
  • infamy
  • blemish
  • debasement
  • degradation
  • discredit
  • dishonor
  • disrepute
  • disrespect
  • humiliation
  • obloquy
  • shame
  • stain
  • stigma
  • tarnish
  • black eye
  • debasing
  • ill repute
  • loss of honor
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antonyms for opprobrium

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  • credit
  • elevation
  • esteem
  • honor
  • pride
  • respect
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How to use opprobrium in a sentence

Remember this: if you are discovered, we shall all abandon you; we shall even cast, if necessary, opprobrium and infamy upon you.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
The age of strikes had not yet arrived, and they preferred opprobrium with a little money to honour and an empty treasury.
QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
Talents of the rarest order, or regarded as such, do not efface the opprobrium of a dissolute life.
QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
But the common epithet of opprobrium is justly bestowed, and marks a right feeling.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME I (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
It was a monstrous corruption in legislation, which not even the great name of Henry Clay could shield from subsequent opprobrium.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 81, JULY, 1864VARIOUS
And the fellow grinned as though he had not turned what might have been a term of friendship into one of pure opprobrium.
NOTES OF A CAMP-FOLLOWER ON THE WESTERN FRONTE. W. HORNUNG
He was bound that no one should accuse him of marrying a false woman, even if he must bear the opprobrium of her death.
THAT AFFAIR NEXT DOORANNA KATHARINE GREEN
It is an expression of opprobrium to find people stiff-necked.
REVISITING THE EARTHJAMES LANGDON HILL
On the other hand, the only term of opprobrium which can be felt by these people is that of "Missourian."
FRONTIER FOLKGEORGE BOOTH
Sneaks and cowards are epithets of the worst opprobrium to healthy, simple natures.
EMPIRES AND EMPERORS OF RUSSIA, CHINA, KOREA, AND JAPANPTER VAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OPPROBRIUM

  • bad-mouthing
  • blame
  • castigation
  • censure
  • curse
  • curses
  • defamation
  • derision
  • hosing
  • insults
  • invective
  • kicking around
  • libel
  • obloquy
  • opprobrium
  • pushing around
  • put-down
  • quinine
  • reproach
  • revilement
  • scolding
  • signifying
  • slander
  • swearing
  • tirade
  • upbraiding
  • vilification
  • vituperation
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