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Definition of Opprobriousness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Opprobriousness
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1. A Treasury of the English & German Languages by Joseph Cauvin (1870)
"opprobriousness, s. Schändlichkeit, £. Opprobrium, s. Schande, f. It is an —, « Schimpf und Schande, f. ..."
2. A History of Factory Legislation by B. L. Hutchins, Amy Harrison (1911)
"... analysis of the process he saw at work.6 " The duration of labour is the opprobriousness rather of our manufacturing system than of individuals. ..."
3. Darwinism and Other Essays by John Fiske (1879)
"... they become divested of their old opprobriousness, and are enabled to discharge the proper function of descriptive epithets by serving as abstract ..."
4. The Miscellaneous Writings of John Fiske: With Many Portraits of Illustrious by John Fiske (1902)
"Accordingly, in applying these terms to Dr. Buchner, they become divested of their old opprobriousness, and are enabled 1 Man in the Past, Present, ..."
5. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon i.e. Alexandre Le'on Valle'e, Léon Vallée, Alois Leonhard Brandl (1890)
"It is to them doubtless that we owe the opprobriousness and abuse of those naturally honest appellations of free-livers, free-thinkers, ..."