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OPPROBRIUM, civil law. Ignominy; shame; infamy. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Rahul has earned opprobrium for running lacklustre election campaigns and has hardly emerged as the kind of leader that could stem the Congress electoral rot that has set in over the last few years.
The opprobrium launched against them by such bastions of Christianity as the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph, was mighty to behold.
Never has the widespread suspicion about authorities 'planting' evidence for kotong purposes earned so much opprobrium here and abroad.
However, European governments that fund political groups only on the left- and far-left of the political spectrum, have denounced the law in apocalyptic terms as undermining Israeli democracy and rightly inviting international opprobrium.
"Day of shameful ambitions," "day of opprobrium," "day of dread for the world."
Roger Godsi is one of that rare breed of politicians who have the intellectual integrity, despite the opprobrium involved, to speak out on matters of great public concern.
Their arrests attracted international opprobrium, including a hacker attack on some of the city's websites that shut them down temporarily.
He said, '[It] is far from straightforward when, even six years on from the crisis and public bailouts, triggers for public opprobrium are plentiful.
"By standing alone against all, including its partners in BRICS, the G-20 and G-33, and threatening to scuttle the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), India has not only earned the world's opprobrium, but also blighted its own efforts to modernise trade," writes Nayan Chanda, editor of YaleGlobal Online, in his column for Businessworld.
Judge Hogan is right in saying "tiger kidnapping carries universal criticism opprobrium".
I'm sure we will see more of this disjointed opprobrium as the council and general Elections loom large, I think George is worried, and so he should be after the European election results.
While bearing the criticism and opprobrium, the interior minister should improve the security situation of the country.