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More notable than Hemedti’s public show of allegiance to Russia during this moment of international opprobrium was that Lavrov actually made time for Hemedti at such a critical juncture.

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Powell deserves opprobrium for defying Clinton, rallying opposition, and allowing 60,000 troops under his command to suffer the indignity of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

But this is Clinton-era outrage: political motivations masquerading as moral opprobrium.

Singled out for opprobrium was the planned exhibit on Margaret Sanger, birth-control crusader and godmother of Planned Parenthood.

And so the serially unpopular Hollande was robbed of a rare break from public opprobrium.

In the real world, walking around with Google Glass is as likely to make you a target of opprobrium as it is a target of envy.

Heaping opprobrium on these parents exacerbates a problem we could instead resolve.

Remember this: if you are discovered, we shall all abandon you; we shall even cast, if necessary, opprobrium and infamy upon you.

The age of strikes had not yet arrived, and they preferred opprobrium with a little money to honour and an empty treasury.

Talents of the rarest order, or regarded as such, do not efface the opprobrium of a dissolute life.

But the common epithet of opprobrium is justly bestowed, and marks a right feeling.

It was a monstrous corruption in legislation, which not even the great name of Henry Clay could shield from subsequent opprobrium.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to opprobrium, such as: ignominy, infamy, blemish, debasement, degradation, and discredit.

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