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Noun: opprobrium  u'prow-bree-um
  1. State of disgrace resulting from public abuse
    - obloquy
  2. A state of extreme dishonour
    "the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city";
    - infamy

Derived forms: opprobriums

Type of: disgrace, dishonor [US], dishonour [Brit, Cdn], ignominy, shame

Encyclopedia: Opprobrium