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Definition of "vituperation" []

  • The act or an instance of vituperating; abusive censure. (noun)
  • Sustained, harshly abusive language; invective. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vituperation" in a sentence
  • "The failing in question formed the chief subject of vituperation -- _vituperation of the dead!"
  • "This homicide-saturated vituperation is endemic among mini-Limbaughs."
  • "So let us gather together from time to time to engage in vituperation and denigration and righteous indignation and exasperation so that each of us might amuse and rile as best we can."