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Meaning of VITUPERATION

Pronunciation:  vI`toopu'reyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will
 

VITUPERATION is a 12 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: invective, vitriol
 
 See Also: abuse, contumely, insult, revilement, vilification

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vi*tu`per*a"tion\, n. [L. vituperatio: cf. OF.
vituperation. See {Vituperate}.]
The act of vituperating; abuse; severe censure; blame.

      When a man becomes untractable and inaccessible by
      fierceness and pride, then vituperation comes upon him.
                                               --Donne.

 

 

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