Definition of 'opprobrium'
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Yes, the vilified knight deserves all the opprobrium he gets over BHS. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Further deaths today will bring renewed opprobrium. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The couple seem relaxed about the possibility of public opprobrium. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He fully deserved the opprobrium heaped on him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He does not deserve the opprobrium that has been heaped on him from great heights. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The existence of these camps was the cause of considerable opprobrium for the Franco regime. The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and RevengeBrand experts warned that celebrities who were exposed as members of tax avoidance schemes faced losing lucrative sponsorship deals and endorsements because of public opprobrium. Times, Sunday Times (2014)On the other hand, the public opprobrium over the Libor affair is so strong that banks may decide to settle out of court. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What stupidity; as encouraging as his recent form has been form, Özil deserved opprobrium as well as the yellow card that followed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But if you want to wield the threat of public opprobrium, and you want it to have any force, then there needs to be a way out. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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