1. state of disgrace resulting from public abuse

Similar word(s): opprobrium

Definition categories: state, disgrace, ignominy, shame

2. a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions

Similar word(s): calumniation, calumny, defamation, traducement

Definition categories: communication, depreciation, derogation, disparagement

Sentences with obloquy as a noun:

- It is as cruel as the grave to any man, when he knows his own rectitude of conduct, to have his hard services not only debased and underrated. But the Revolutionary soldiers are not the only people that endure obloquy.