Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to or implying denunciation; containing a public threat; comminatory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Characterized by or containing a denunciation; minatory; accusing; threatening.

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  • adjective Tending to denounce.

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  • adjective containing warning of punishment

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Examples

  • You are treading the particular path of literary art unflinchingly and rightly, but are you really quite alien to the tendency which you call denunciatory literature?

    Leo Tolstoy: Childhood and Early Manhood

  • "Impossible!" was Mr. Hale's rejoinder, when I had read the item aloud; but the incident evidently weighed upon his mind, for late in the afternoon, with many epithets denunciatory of his foolishness, he asked me to acquaint the police with the affair.

    The Minions of Midas

  • I haven't seen any denunciatory releases from the J Street crowd in D.C. which constantly berates Israel for not being more forthcoming with concessions to the Palestinians.

    Ed Koch: The Mufti of Jerusalem Calls For the Murder of Jews

  • JFK's surviving siblings -- save for Rosemary, who had been lobotomized on the orders of her father -- all signed a denunciatory op-ed article in the New York Times, drafted by Schlesinger, and titled: "Reckless Biography."

    Nigel Hamilton: The Kennedys

  • I haven't seen any denunciatory releases from the J Street crowd in D.C. which constantly berates Israel for not being more forthcoming with concessions to the Palestinians.

    Ed Koch: The Mufti of Jerusalem Calls For the Murder of Jews

  • JFK's surviving siblings -- save for Rosemary, who had been lobotomized on the orders of her father -- all signed a denunciatory op-ed article in the New York Times, drafted by Schlesinger, and titled: "Reckless Biography."

    Nigel Hamilton: The Kennedys

  • JFK's surviving siblings -- save for Rosemary, who had been lobotomized on the orders of her father -- all signed a denunciatory op-ed article in the New York Times, drafted by Schlesinger, and titled: "Reckless Biography."

    Nigel Hamilton: The Kennedys

  • JFK's surviving siblings -- save for Rosemary, who had been lobotomized on the orders of her father -- all signed a denunciatory op-ed article in the New York Times, drafted by Schlesinger, and titled: "Reckless Biography."

    Nigel Hamilton: The Kennedys

  • I haven't seen any denunciatory releases from the J Street crowd in D.C. which constantly berates Israel for not being more forthcoming with concessions to the Palestinians.

    Ed Koch: The Mufti of Jerusalem Calls For the Murder of Jews

  • The Narrative of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, By Himself, published in 1845, is another example I cited -- "passionate, demanding, denunciatory, self-analytical: 'autobiographies' now differed from people's 'memoirs,' as their authors challenged themselves and the world to be honest about their own lives."

    Nigel Hamilton: Bush and Memoirs

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