oprobio
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oprobio(
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proh
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byoh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(general)
a. opprobrium
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
Los bandidos fueron sometidos al oprobio y la ignominia de una muerte en la horca.The bandits were subjected to the opprobrium and ignominy of death by hanging.
b. shame
Luis quiere evitarle a sus padres el oprobio de verlo en la cárcel.Luis wants to save his parents the shame of seeing him in jail.
c. disgrace
La mujer fue acusada de traer oprobio a su familia y la comunidad religiosa entera.The woman was accused of bringing disgrace to her family and the whole religious community.
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oprobio
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. shame, disgrace
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oprobio
opprobrium (formal); ignominy
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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