Opprobrious

Op*pro"bri*ous

(?), a. [L. opprobriosus, fr. opprobrium. See Opprobrium.] 1. Expressive of opprobrium; attaching disgrace; reproachful; scurrilous; as, opprobrious language.
[1913 Webster]

They . . . vindicate themselves in terms no less opprobrious than those by which they are attacked.
Addison.
[1913 Webster]

2. Infamous; despised; rendered hateful; as, an opprobrious name.
[1913 Webster]

This dark, opprobrious den of shame.
Milton.
[1913 Webster]

-- Op*pro"bri*ous*ly, adv. -- Op*pro"bri*ous*ness, n.
[1913 Webster]

 

New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site

You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:

<form action="http://www.freedict.co.uk/search.php" method="post">
 <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;">
  <a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://www.freedict.co.uk/"
     title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a>
  <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" />
  <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" />
 </p>
</form>

 

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Sat 15th December 2018