Op*pro"bri*ous (?), a. [L. opprobriosus, fr. opprobrium. See Opprobrium.]
Expressive of opprobrium; attaching disgrace; reproachful; scurrilous; as, opprobrious language.
They . . . vindicate themselves in terms no less opprobrious than those by which they are attacked.
Infamous; despised; rendered hateful; as, an opprobrious name.
This dark, opprobrious den of shame.
-- Op*pro"bri*ous*ly, adv. -- Op*pro"bri*ous*ness, n.
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