vituperation


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vi·tu·per·a·tion

 (vī-to͞o′pə-rā′shən, -tyo͞o′-, vĭ-)
n.
1. The act or an instance of vituperating.
2. Sustained, harshly critical language; invective.

vituperation

(vɪˌtjuːpəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. abusive language or venomous censure
2. the act of vituperating
vituperative adj
viˈtuperatively adv

vi•tu•per•a•tion

(vaɪˌtu pəˈreɪ ʃən, -ˌtyu-, vɪ-)

n.
1. verbal abuse or castigation; violent denunciation.
2. an act of vituperating.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vituperation - abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill willvituperation - abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will
contumely, insult, revilement, vilification, abuse - a rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team"

vituperation

vituperation

noun
Translations

vituperation

[vɪˌtjuːpəˈreɪʃən] (frm) Nvituperio m, injurias fpl

vituperation

n (form)Schmähungen pl (geh)
References in classic literature ?
True, he is only a subordinate official, and sometimes loves to rate and scold; yet why should he not do so--why should he not indulge in a little vituperation when he feels like it?
From one open shop came the sound of blows and vituperation, and just as the officer came up to it a man in a gray coat with a shaven head was flung out violently.
The plantation hands were dancing war-dances around the base of every tree and filling the air with abuse and vituperation of their hereditary enemies.
The rather too inclusive speech brought down a torrent of vituperation from other quarters upon fair Tess's unlucky head, particularly from the Queen of Diamonds, who having stood in the relations to d'Urberville that Car had also been suspected of, united with the latter against the common enemy.
I will go out and destroy him, and then come back and write another chapter of vituperation.
The genial disdain of Michel Rollin, who called them impostors, was answered by him with vituperation, of which crapule and canaille were the least violent items; he amused himself with abuse of their private lives, and with sardonic humour, with blasphemous and obscene detail, attacked the legitimacy of their births and the purity of their conjugal relations: he used an Oriental imagery and an Oriental emphasis to accentuate his ribald scorn.
No bitterness or empty hate dictated his vituperations against existing values and against the dogmas of his parents and forefathers.
Granted, that's not at, easy task when most of their dialogue involves the exchange of vituperation, but there's no submerged romantic charge underneath the warring words, as there certainly was in the movie, thanks to Carole Lombard's sweet, luminous vulnerability.
Although Blackmore could have cited classical culture (from Homer and Aristotle onwards) to advocate that these Renaissance texts use shipwreck as a uniform mode of vituperation, he restricts himself to Iberian literature and begins his analysis with Galician-Portuguese shipwreck poetry (3-19), where the Christian paradigm of miraculous salvation (as opposed to perdition) predominates, and argues that the HTM collects texts which posit subversion in problematic ways.
Week after week I have sought to elicit responses from prominent intellectuals in the local Labour movement: all I have got so far is ignorant vituperation and ugly unsubstantiated innuendo as to my motives.
When Bauer is not slinging mud at his favorite straw men, he is expressing astonishment at the vituperation hurled at people like Immanuel Velikovsky.
The language of vituperation was considered unprofessional.