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Synonyms for opprobrious

of, relating to, or characterized by verbal abuse

meriting or causing shame or dishonor

Synonyms for opprobrious

expressing offensive reproach

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(used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame

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How doth he cherish her as his own flesh, whom he thus opprobriously putteth to griefe and smart?" In his Apologie for Women, vicar William Heale used the language of love poetry to suggest the absurdity of bruising one's wife.
(7.) Every critic of this story has termed it melodramatic, varying only in whether or not they mean this term opprobriously. For sympathetic readings of Eliot's use of melodrama, see DeCuir and Knoepflmacher.