Word of the Week: Opprobrium

As in: “Wars claim many victims, on battlefronts and home fronts alike; and as Addams began to speak out against the war, opprobrium began to rain down on her laurel-laden head” (Elshtain, 2002, p.180).

Elshtain, J. B. (2002). Jane Addams and the dream of American democracy: A life. New York, NY: Basic Books.

For definitions of opprobrium, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.

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