Word of the day

The word for today is…

opprobrium (noun) – 1. Disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy.
2. Scornful reproach or contempt: a term of opprobrium.
3. (Archaic) A cause of shame or disgrace.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1680s, from Latin opprobrium “disgrace, infamy, scandal, dishonour,” from opprobare.

 


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