Definitions for objurgatory

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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

ob•jur′ga•to`ry(adj.)

Wiktionary

  1. objurgatory(Adjective)

    Strongly rebuking or scolding.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Objurgatory(adj)

    designed to objurgate or chide; containing or expressing reproof; culpatory

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