Complete Definition of "vituperative"

was wotd|2007|November|4
English

Etymology
Formed from L. term|vituperatio|vituperÄtiÅ|a blaming, censuring

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/vɪËtjuËprÉtɪv/|/vaɪËtjuËprÉtɪv/
a|US IPA|/vɪËtuËpÉÉtɪv/|/vaɪËtuËpÉÉtɪv/
audio|en-us-vituperative.ogg|Audio (US), audio|en-us-vituperative-2.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Marked by harsh spoken or written abuse; abusive, often with ranting or railing.

Quotations
1598: w:Ben Jonson|Ben Jonson, w:Every Man in His Humour|Every Man in His Humour
:Vituperative appellations derived from their real or supposed ill qualities.

Synonyms
sense|marked by harsh verbal abuse abusive, censorious, invective, ranting, scolding

Translations=
Polish: t|pl|/potÄpiajÄcy/ m
Related terms
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vituperable
vituperant
vituperate
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vituperator
vituperatory
vituperous
vituperously
vitupery

References
R:Webster 1913

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