Definitions for: Opprobrium

[n] a state of extreme dishonor; "a date which will live in infamy"- F.D.Roosevelt; "the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city"
[n] state of disgrace resulting from public abuse

Webster (1913) Definition: Op*pro"bri*um, n. [L., fr. ob (see Ob-) + probrum
reproach, disgrace.]
Disgrace; infamy; reproach mingled with contempt; abusive

Being both dramatic author and dramatic performer, he
found himself heir to a twofold opprobrium. --De

Synonyms: infamy, obloquy

Antonyms: celebrity, fame, renown

See Also: disgrace, dishonor, dishonour, ignominy, shame

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