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English definition of “opprobrium”

opprobrium

noun [U] uk   /əˈprəʊ.bri.əm/ us    /-ˈproʊ-/ formal
severe criticism and blame: International opprobrium has been heaped on the country following its attack on its neighbours.Blaming and accusingDisapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
opprobrious
adjective uk   /-əs/ us  
(Definition of opprobrium from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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