VOCABULARY - Opprobrium

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VOCABULARY - Opprobrium

Post  Vincent Law on Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:09 pm

VOCABULARY - Opprobrium:
op·pro·bri·um (-prbr-m)
n.

1. Disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy.
2. Scornful reproach or contempt: a term of opprobrium.
3. A cause of shame or disgrace.
[Latin, from opprobrre, to reproach : ob-, against; see ob- + probum, reproach; see bher-1 in Indo-European roots.]

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