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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Opprobrium \Op*pro"bri*um\, n. [L., fr. ob (see Ob-) + probrum reproach, disgrace.] A state of disgrace; infamy; reproach mingled with contempt; odium. [1913 Webster+PJC] 2. Abusive language. [1913 Webster] Being both dramatic author and dramatic performer, he found himself heir to a twofold opprobrium. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]