vituperative


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vi·tu·per·a·tive

 (vī-to͞o′pər-ə-tĭv, -tyo͞o′-, -pə-rā′-, vĭ-)
adj.
Using, containing, or marked by harshly critical or irate language.

vi·tu′per·a·tive·ly adv.
vi·tu′per·a·tive·ness n.

vi•tu•per•a•tive

(vaɪˈtu pər ə tɪv, -pəˌreɪ tɪv, -ˈtyu-, vɪ-)

adj.
given to, characterized by, or of the nature of vituperation.
[1720–30]
vi•tu′per•a•tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vituperative - marked by harshly abusive criticismvituperative - marked by harshly abusive criticism; "his scathing remarks about silly lady novelists"; "her vituperative railing"
critical - marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws; "a critical attitude"

vituperative

vituperative

adjective
Of, relating to, or characterized by verbal abuse:
Translations
dadlendeklandrendekritiserendelastendeskjellende
/potępiający/

vituperative

[vɪˈtjuːpərətɪv] ADJ (frm) → injurioso

vituperative

adj (form) languageschmähend (geh); criticism, remark, attack, abusebeißend; personscharfzüngig; vituperative speechSchmährede f

vituperative

[vɪˈtjuːprətɪv] adj (frm) (person) → offensivo/a; (speech) → ingiurioso/a
References in classic literature ?
All right; I won't," he said decisively, realizing that the discussion was in danger of becoming a vituperative, schoolboy argument.
I was prepared to be persuasive, touching, and hortatory, admonitory and expostulating, if need be vituperative even, indignant and sarcastic; but what the devil does a mentor do when the sinner makes no bones about confessing his sin?
His predecessor used to hang out his washing on the tombstones to dry, but then he was a person entirely lost to all sense of decency, and had finally to be removed, preaching a farewell sermon of a most vituperative description, and hurling invective at the Man of Wrath, who sat up in his box drinking in every word and enjoying himself thoroughly.
The successful Yellow candidate for the borough of Old Topping, perhaps, feels no pursuant meditative hatred toward the Blue editor who consoles his subscribers with vituperative rhetoric against Yellow men who sell their country, and are the demons of private life; but he might not be sorry, if law and opportunity favored, to kick that Blue editor to a deeper shade of his favorite color.
Complex issues have raised their ugly heads as a result, the most alarming of them being the floundering state of the freedom of expression in India, the growing unapologetic stridency for revisionist history, born out of communal agendas, and the lack of volition by the government to determinedly push back the vituperative tide.
In announcing "Fire and Fury" last November, Holt promised a "white-hot light on a president who made it possible for his family to take over 'the people's house,' even as other members of Trump's inner circle tried to govern while serving their unpredictable and often vituperative boss.
Worse, SI is now forced to kowtow to Vituperative Neophyte.
The second is his apparent reluctance to concede that hate speech (in both vituperative and more modest forms) is capable of harming political participation to the degree he would require, or in the ways he would require, in order for hate speech laws to be justifiable in political legitimacy terms.
THE recent vituperative comments directed at Nigel Farage by Carwyn Jones, calling him a "grinning poppy-less popinjay in a gold lift" is hardly becoming of a First Minister, and is somewhat disingenuous.
Undaunted by vituperative attacks from a member of the ruling party, the governor did not mince words while calling for more operational flexibility for public sector banks, which account for a third of banking in the country.
Whereas Boris is merely often playful, Brown was a vituperative drunk whose antics have since become the stuff of legend.
They allied with the Crown in challenging the abuses of local encomendero elites, and the latter mounted vituperative legal cases against them, vilifying them as mestizos who would corrupt the natives.