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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishopprobriumop‧pro‧bri‧um /əˈprəʊbriəm $ əˈproʊ-/ noun [uncountable] formal  REPUTATIONstrong criticism or disapproval, especially expressed publicly
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opprobriumAny country trading in these weapons would face international opprobrium.The Hooper who existed in Brideshead Revisited, though, bore all the weight of Waugh's opprobrium.The Third Republic's reputation, he argues, does not deserve the opprobrium heaped upon it by Gaullists and Petainists alike.The individual whose own income is going up has no real reason to incur the opprobrium of this discussion.Yet it is not he but the virtuous Harry Percy who dies and poor old Falstaff who has to shoulder the opprobrium.
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