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noun (plural obloquies)
  1. Abusive language
    • 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 34.
    • : this philosophy, which, in almost every instance, must be harmless and innocent, should be the subject of so much groundless reproach and .
      1. Disgrace suffered from abusive language
      2. He who denies or disputes
Etymology: From Late Latin obloquium, from Latin obloquÄ


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