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.
Mr Kerr said in the letter, which was sent to Bruce Crawford MSP and Stirling councillors: 'There has been too much invective in our national debate and too many vituperative statements.
We can no longer afford our economy to be on auto-pilot with our hands folded, legs crossed and vituperative tongues unleashed.
The vituperative campaign that many BJP leaders resorted to had all the forebodings of the country's pluralistic ethos and its age-old commitment to a tolerant society being seriously challenged.
The vituperative electioneering scaled further heights when BJP chief Amit Shah, referring to Rahul Gandhi's visit to Wayanad in Kerala, said he could not make out if it was India or Pakistan because of Muslim League's green flags.
KHAIRPUR -- The Executive Council of SALUTA has condemned the vituperative and abusive language against professors by some lawyers and civil society activists.
The media coordinator Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur Mohammad Ibrahim Khokhar in a press statement has announced that the Executive Council of SALUTA has condemned the vituperative and abusive language against professors by some lawyers and civil society activists.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 23 (ANI): A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh for allegedly making aACoea vituperative and scandalous statement alleging the highest court as biased and passing political judgement and favouring the Central government.aACA[yen]
She is sardonic, vulnerable and vituperative. The viper in her bosom is young Eve Harrington, an excellent Lily James, who inveigles her way into Margot's circle.