vituperation

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act or an instance of vituperating.
  • noun Sustained, harshly critical language; invective.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of vituperating; censure with abusive terms; abuse; railing.
  • noun Synonyms Objurgation, scolding, reviling, upbraiding.

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

  • noun The act of vituperating; abuse; severe censure; blame.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Criticism or invective which is sustained and considered to be overly harsh; the act of vituperating; abuse; severe censure; blame.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will

Etymologies

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From Latin vituperatio.

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