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Definition of 'opprobrious'


  1. expressing offensive reproach
       Synonyms: abusive insulting scurrilous
  2. (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice"
       Synonyms: black disgraceful ignominious inglorious shameful

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