Offense caused or experienced; reproach or reprobation called forth by what is regarded as wrong, criminal, heinous, or flagrant: opprobrium or disgrace.
Reproachful aspersion; opprobrious censure; defamatory talk, uttered heedlessly or maliciously.
Anything alleged in pleading which is impertinent, and is reproachful to any person, or which derogates from the dignity of the court, or is contrary to good manners.
To treat opprobriously; to defame; to asperse; to traduce; to slander.
disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people
a disgraceful event
a serious political threat to Republicans and that their bravado to the contrary is just bluffing, this recognition may be gaining traction
A scandal is a widely publicized incident involving allegations of wrong-doing, disgrace, or moral outrage. A scandal may be based on reality, or the product of false allegations, or a mixture of both.