Definitions for objurgateˈɒb dʒərˌgeɪt, əbˈdʒɜr geɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•jur•gateˈɒb dʒərˌgeɪt, əbˈdʒɜr geɪt(v.t.)-gat•ed, -gat•ing.

  1. to denounce vehemently; upbraid.

Origin of objurgate:

1610–20; < L objūrgātus, ptp. of objūrgāre to rebuke =ob-ob - +jūrgāre to rebuke, der. of jūs (s. jūr-) law


Princeton's WordNet

  1. condemn, reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate(verb)

    express strong disapproval of

    "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"

  2. chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct(verb)

    censure severely

    "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"


  1. objurgate(Verb)

    To rebuke or scold strongly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Objurgate(verb)

    to chide; to reprove


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