Opprobrium means harsh criticism or censure

This word is used in this article (https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/10/bernard-henri-levy-documentary-will-to-see/620467/) as such:

"Those so inclined should go right ahead, for there is no insult, no criticism, no mockery that you can direct at Lévy that he has not already heard and probably cited, somewhere, in a self-deprecating comment. The list of his detractors is very long, and even his admirers describe him in unsparing terms: “Pomposity and self-promotion are his vices,” wrote Paul Berman, as far back as 1995. In the book as well as a new documentary Lévy has written and co-directed, also called The Will to See—now showing at film festivals in English, and perhaps to be more widely released next year—he makes several wry references to the opprobrium his various engagements have inspired (“There is the war in Libya, of course, for which I have been lavishly criticized”

The source of this article is The Atlantic

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October 28, 2021
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