Synonyms for vituperation
- verbal abuse
Antonyms for vituperation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VITUPERATION
There were shouts and howls, followed by a furious exchange of vituperation.
This he set before me, then joined them in their vituperation of Messer Gambara.
But are we on that account to select him for the special object of our vituperation?
Alice paused for want of breath and lack of vocabulary for vituperation.
What is it that renders ridicule more insupportable than vituperation?
Bewildered, she tried to retaliate with the boomerang of vituperation.
In his speeches there was no challenge, no vituperation, no irony, no arraignment.
Pratt sighed, understood perfectly the meaning of all this vituperation.
Lucretius, in his vituperation, is graver and more dignified than Alighieri.
He bore her vituperation patiently, as it was his only chance of getting his way.
mid-15c. (implied in vituperable), but rare before early 19c., from Latin vituperationem (nominative vituperatio) "blame, censuring," from past participle stem of vituperare "disparage," from vitiperos "having faults," from vitium "fault, defect" (see vice (n.1)) + parare "prepare, provide, procure" (see pare). Vituperatio was stronger than either Latin reprehensio or Modern English vituperation.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR VITUPERATION
- running down
- smear campaign