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Meaning of FULMINATION

Pronunciation:  `fulmu'neyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of exploding with noise and violence; "his fulminations frightened the horses"
  2. [n]  thunderous verbal attack
 

FULMINATION is a 11 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: diatribe
 
 See Also: burst, denouncement, denunciation, explosion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ful"mi*na`tion\, n. [L. fulminatio a darting of
lightning: cf. F. fulmination.]
1. The act of fulminating or exploding; detonation.

2. The act of thundering forth threats or censures, as with
   authority.

3. That which is fulminated or thundered forth; vehement
   menace or censure.

         The fulminations from the Vatican were turned into
         ridicule.                             --Ayliffe.

 

 

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