Adjective(1) expressing offensive reproach(2) (used of conduct or character
(1) Sponsors are withdrawing advertisements featuring the couple and websites have been flooded with opprobrious messages.(2) In short, valuing for the increment added by improvements, if not an everyday occurrence, is by no means so odd as to attract the opprobrious epithet ├ö├ç├┐impractical├ö├ç├û.(3) The term also entered popular journalism of the 1920s and 30s, used of composers as unalike as VarÔö£┬┐se and BartÔö£Ôöék, generally with opprobrious intent.(4) While one should deplore the heavy-handed censorship that made the Index of Forbidden Books so opprobrious , no one can wonder why the censors found Hume a prime candidate for that infamous canon.(5) In this more recent instance, Atkinson found an opprobrious term rolling nicely off the tongue.(6) Growing up, it's funny how words get to be opprobrious .(7) Although this has been opprobriously termed ├ö├ç├┐behavior control├ö├ç├û by some ethicists, the counselor is no more controlling behavior than is a surgeon who recommends an elective operation.(8) Brandes wants to contribute to what he calls the ├ö├ç├┐New Military History├ö├ç├û which, he asserts, offsets ideology and conspiracy-mindedness by concentrating ├ö├ç├┐less opprobriously on understanding civil-military relations├ö├ç├û.
1. abusive ::
2. shameful ::
3. scurrilous ::
1. honorable ::
2. reputable ::
3. respectable ::
Different Formsopprobrious, opprobriously
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