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noun (used with a plural verb)
  1. reproach(def 8).
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Origin of Improperia

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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