from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Making, given to, or marked by noisy and vehement outcry.
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- adj. Making or characterized by a noisy outcry; clamorous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Making a loud outcry; clamorous; noisy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Making an outcry; clamorous; noisy: as, a vociferous partizan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
So, when you see these fairly noxious scientists tackling the God question in vociferous terms, with only fleeting inquiries into philosophy, history and metaphysics — it's kind of embarrasing.
CEP is not known as a vociferous critic of foundations so the findings are even that much more damning.
I figured there would be some Birthers, Deathers, Wackos, Teabaggers, or whatever one might call the vociferous opponents to health care reform and essentially anything else the current administration might want to do.
Outernational are known as a vociferous political-protest band, but the outfit's members are also seasoned musicians with wide-ranging talents (just ask Tom Morello, who produced tracks for the group's debut album), who know how to put on an excellent show.
Report Abuse psst…"vociferous" means loud or noisy.
Katy, your hypothesis that I am "vociferous" because "I want to know god" could be true.
I'm sure you are as befuddled by the vociferousness of your detractors as you are by the words "vociferous" and "detractors".
If this design came from the Obama campaign it would deserve the kind of vociferous ridicule we saw in response to the Obama seal.
I also liked the loaded language used to describe Chen -- "vociferous".
He claimed that because he was so "vociferous" against unfair treatment directed at NSF members, "abnormal deductions" were made from his salary, sometimes taking up to 90 percent of his money.