opprobrium

|əˈprəʊbrɪəm|

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Слово Дня - opprobrium - позор, посрамление, оскорбление

Description

very strong disapproval or criticism of a person or thing especially by a large number of people

Examples

  • the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city
  • They’re going ahead with the plan despite public opprobrium.
  • …saw no reason why “secretary” should suddenly become a term of opprobrium among the politically correct…
  • his films and the critical opprobrium they have generated
  • If all of us punish the new usage with ridicule and opprobrium, maybe we can reverse this loss to language.
  • You get nothing back but opprobrium, abuse, and ostracism.

 

Translation

  • позор, посрамление, оскорбление
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