What does vituperate mean?

Definitions for vituperatevaɪˈtu pəˌreɪt, -ˈtyu-, vɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vilify, revile, vituperate, rail(verb)

    spread negative information about

    "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"


  1. vituperate(Verb)

    To criticize in a harsh or abusive manner; to overwhelm with wordy abuse; to censure severely or abusively; to rate.

  2. vituperate(Verb)

    To use harsh or abusive wording.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vituperate(verb)

    to find fault with; to scold; to overwhelm with wordy abuse; to censure severely or abusively; to rate

  2. Origin: [L. vituperatus, p. p. of vituperare to blame, vituperate; vitium a fault + parare to prepare. See Vice a fault, and Pare, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vituperate

    vī-tū′pe-rāt, v.t. to find fault with: to address with abuse: to rate soundly.—adj. Vitū′perable, deserving vituperation.—n. Vitūperā′tion, act of vituperating: censure: abuse.—adj. Vitū′perātive, containing vituperation or censure.—adv. Vitū′perātively.—n. Vitū′perātor, one who vituperates. [L. vituperāre, -ātumvitium, a fault, parāre, to set out.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vituperate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vituperate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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