Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 10/29/15 Opprobrious

Opprobrious (adjective)
opprobrious [uh-proh-bree-uh s]


adjective
1. conveying or expressing opprobrium, as language or a speaker: opprobrious invectives.
2. outrageously disgraceful or shameful: opprobrious conduct.

Synonyms
1. reproachful, abusive, vituperative, contemptuous.
2. dishonorable, ignominious.

Antonyms
1. laudatory.
2. reputable.

Origin: 1350-1400; Middle English < Late Latin opprobriōsus, equivalent to Latin opprobri (um) opprobrium + -ōsus -ous

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