Op·pro·bri·um n. A state of disgrace; infamy; reproach mingled with contempt; odium3.
2. Abusive language.
Being both dramatic author and dramatic performer, he found himself heir to a twofold opprobrium. --De Quincey.
n 1: state of disgrace resulting from public abuse [syn: obloquy]
2: 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" [syn: infamy] [ant: