Translation of opprobrium in Spanish:


oprobio, n.

Pronunciation /əˈproʊbriəm//əˈprəʊbrɪəm/



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    oprobio masculine formal
    • You get nothing back but opprobrium, abuse, and ostracism.
    • Few white women were willing to risk the social opprobrium that open racial alliances might attract.
    • Apart from all that social opprobrium, which existed particularly in those days, going through divorce involves a lot of reconstruction of identity and self-examination.
    • They are deeply uneasy with social instruments like shame or opprobrium, which smack of big-nosed authoritarianism in a new guise.
    • By the time of his death in 2001, of course, he had become a respected conventional artist, but in those days he had attracted much opprobrium by his contempt for the art world and his refusal to conform in any way to its conventions.
    • If all of us punish the new usage with ridicule and opprobrium, maybe we can reverse this loss to language.
    • For now, officials trying to protect the public risk punishment and opprobrium, while terrorists trying to invade and destroy the country enjoy politically motivated protection.
    • Cheryl doesn't have to worry about social opprobrium - she will be dead by lunchtime.
    • Indeed, stepping over the party line on this subject can result in ostracism, opprobrium and banishment to career Siberias.
    • His collecting and building did not earn him public opprobrium, as did George IV's, nor were his cultural activities seen as politically suspect, like Charles I's.
    • Given that secrecy is the norm, however, the public does not attach great opprobrium to those who engage in the practice.
    • Freedom Party officials say he doesn't want the increased international opprobrium that would have fallen on him and Austria if he had won a second election outright.
    • ‘I'm indifferent to opprobrium and disfavor,’ he says cheerfully.
    • After all, securing broad public approval or at least avoiding public opprobrium is crucial for their long term financial survival.
    • The crime of genocide is singled out for special condemnation and opprobrium.
    • Apparently fearful of public opprobrium, companies have been spurred to reduce toxic emissions on their own.
    • Free of bias, it may not subject us to personal embarrassment or opprobrium in public - as may a human agent of the state.
    • Of course politicians choose to be public figures and they know it opens them up to the likelihood of public criticism and general opprobrium.
    • His follow-up picture Assassin premiered at Cannes in 1997 to particularly dismissive critical opprobrium and never earned a release in the UK.
    • But we have the right, or even the duty, to greet many ideas (bigotries, superstitions) with opprobrium and ridicule.
    • Only my friends appreciate how utterly uncharacteristic this is, but I've long ceased worrying about public opprobrium.
    • Few of the participants appeared to have coped with their relationship disappointments and social opprobrium without considerable mental effort.
    • Any hint of public opprobrium at ‘shacking up’ has vanished.
    • As for why door blockers, pole huggers and other egregious violators of subway etiquette do not experience the same opprobrium, perhaps another study is in order.
    • Despite his outsider status and the opprobrium it generates, he won't give in.
    • The most striking element of their behaviour has been a capacity to follow every bad decision with a worse one, combining wrong-headedness with moral weakness to create layer upon layer of confusion, embarrassment and opprobrium.
    • Liberalism does not mean withholding criticism, judgement, or moral opprobrium.
    • But even if true, it is no necessary cause for opprobrium.
    • I have been heaped with some opprobrium by opponents of the project.
    • Not coincidentally, perhaps, the British have more popular terms of opprobrium for their European neighbors than does any other people.
    • Social opprobrium also once greeted adopted children, stepchildren, and even the only child, not to mention the children of interracial couples.
    • For some they are a source of middle-class opprobrium, while for others they are an art form, reflecting social, political and cultural change.
    • If a politician has been subject to public opprobrium they are legitimate targets for a media hate campaign.
    • They may want to avoid some of the social opprobrium that they might still face as homosexuals.
    • And he will find himself targeted for opprobrium by others who presently portray him as a politician of Churchillian stature.
    • Ransome-Kuti's sense of social responsibility overrode his apprehension of the social stigma and opprobrium that might affect his extended family.
    • The fact that some of these constraints will manifest themselves as moral opprobrium and self-regulation makes it all the more worrying.
    • And having more than you can conceivably use of such objects is not met with opprobrium but with genial acceptance.
    • Fearing social opprobrium if it was known that she had two illegitimate children - she had been passing as Mrs Imlay in public - Mary persuaded Godwin to marry her.
    • Terzani eventually earned the Chinese government's opprobrium and was expelled in 1984 for counter-revolutionary activities.