Opprobrium is a shameful act or the disgrace of a shameful act.(noun)
An example of opprobrium is the shame that comes with telling lies about a best friend.
See opprobrium in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L < opprobrare, to reproach < ob- (see ob-) + probrum, a disgrace < pro- (see pro-) + *bhrom < base of ferre, bear, formed after Gr propherein, to bring forward, allege, reproach
See opprobrium in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from opprobrāre, to reproach
Origin: : ob-, against; see ob-
Origin: + probum, reproach; see bher-1 in Indo-European roots.
Learn more about opprobrium