invective
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪnˈvɛktɪv/
Noun

invective

  1. An expression which inveighs or rails against a person.
  2. A severe or violent censure or reproach.
  3. Something spoken or written, intended to cast shame, disgrace, censure, or reproach on another.
  4. A harsh or reproachful accusation.
    Politics can raise invective to a low art.
Translations Adjective

invective

  1. Characterized by invection or railing.
    Tom's speeches became diatribes — each more invective than the last.
Synonyms


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