Definition of opprobrious:
dishonourable, ignoble, malicious, black-market, scornful, sinister, hateful, scandalous, black, pitch-dark, dishonorable, pitch-black, depreciative, disparaging, calamitous, spiteful, respect, contemptuous, bootleg, flagrant, vile, defamatory, fateful, attack, honorable, derogative, disastrous, shameful, nefarious, insulting, base, dim, contraband, disgraceful, abusive, contumelious, friendly, detestable, despiteful, slanderous, vulgar, humiliating, infamous, scurrilous, vituperative, bleak, smuggled, smutty, offensive, discreditable, inglorious, outrageous, injurious, heinous, disreputable, embarrassing, atrocious, reviling, ignominious, grim, commendable, odious, blackened, shocking, fatal, execrable, appreciative, attitude, malign, invective, malignant, dark, mordant.
- "An Old Sailor's Yarns", Nathaniel Ames.
- "The Finer Grain", Henry James.
His numberless opponents, who began by heaping upon him every opprobrious epithet which their pens or tongues could command, ended, after more than fifty years of fruitless resistance, by opening wide their arms to him.- "Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians", Woislav M. Petrovitch.