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Definition 1: a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for obloquy in the sense of this definition

(obloquy is a kind of ...) a communication that belittles somebody or something

(... is a kind of obloquy ) an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation

(... is a kind of obloquy ) slanderous defamation

(... is a kind of obloquy ) a false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person

(... is a kind of obloquy ) words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another

(... is a kind of obloquy ) verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument

"sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me"

(... is a kind of obloquy ) a defamatory or abusive word or phrase

Definition 2: state of disgrace resulting from public abuse - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for obloquy in the sense of this definition

(obloquy is a kind of ...) a state of dishonor

"one mistake brought shame to all his family" "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"

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