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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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]