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Meaning of VOCIFERATION

Pronunciation:  vow`sifu'reyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
 

VOCIFERATION is a 12 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: call, cry, outcry, shout, yell
 
 See Also: battle cry, bellow, bellowing, bird, blue murder, boo, Bronx cheer, catcall, clamor, clamoring, clamour, clamouring, halloo, hiss, holla, holler, hollering, hollo, holloa, hoot, hosanna, hue and cry, rallying cry, raspberry, razzing, roar, roaring, scream, screaming, screech, screeching, shouting, shriek, shrieking, snort, utterance, vocalization, war cry, war whoop, whoop, yelling, yodel, yowl

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vo*cif`er*a"tion\, n. [L. vociferatio: cf. F.
vocif['e]ration.]
The act of vociferating; violent outcry; vehement utterance
of the voice.

      Violent gesture and vociferation naturally shake the
      hearts of the ignorant.                  --Spectator.

      Plaintive strains succeeding the vociferations of
      emotion or of pain.                      --Byron.

 

 

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