obloquy

obloquy

obloquy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word obloquy

Definition
(noun) state of disgrace resulting from public abuse
Synonyms : opprobrium

Definition
(noun) a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for obloquy

etymologically OB-'against' and LOQUY-'talk'. Therefore OBLOQUY means to TALK AGAINST SOMEONE,i.e. SLANDER
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by imajeeth

THE WORD SOUNDs LIKE IN HINDI WEN WE DO A WRONG THING AND THEN THINK AND SAY"ab loki[people] kya kahenge"
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by archana bedi

break its pronunciation as..."wo+blow+ki"= agar load shedding ho to jo candle blow kar de...she grings disgrace and infamy upon herself.
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by nehaMD

ALL BLOCK WE
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by Jackery

o blue guy(obloquy) blue cross will save animals but misinterpreted to find fault on others
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by sansecretcp

well divide it as "a" " blow" "thee" which means a blow to something i.e infamy
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by udai_riddle04

think of it as making an oblique (sideways) reference to someone, or slandering
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by Vocatone

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