Improperia

Improperia

[im-pro-peer-ee-uh]
noun (used with a plural verb)
reproach ( def 8 ).

Origin:
1875–80; < Late Latin, plural of improperium, equivalent to Latin improper(āre) to blame (apparently an unlearned conflation of improbāre to express disapproval and improprius incorrect or improperus not hastening) + -ium -ium

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