Definition of Objurgation

1. Noun. Rebuking a person harshly.

Exact synonyms: Chiding, Scolding, Tongue-lashing
Generic synonyms: Rebuke, Reprehension, Reprimand, Reproof, Reproval
Specialized synonyms: Wig, Wigging
Derivative terms: Chide, Objurgate, Scold



Definition of Objurgation

1. n. The act of objurgating; reproof.

Definition of Objurgation

1. Noun. strong rebuke; strong scolding ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Objurgation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Objurgation

objet
objet d'art
objet de vertu
objet trouvé
objets
objets d’art
objuration
objurations
objure
objured
objures
objurgate
objurgated
objurgates
objurgating
objurgation (current term)
objurgations
objurgative
objurgatively
objurgatory
objuring
oblanceolate
oblanceolate leaf
oblast
oblasti
oblasts
oblate
oblately
oblateness
oblatenesses

Literary usage of Objurgation

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1. The Greek Christian Poets and the English Poets by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1863)
"Go! perish from us! objurgation vain To soulless nature, powerless to contain One ill ... objurgation ..."

2. Letters Written by Eminent Persons in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth by Thomas Hearne, John Aubrey (1813)
"A Letter of objurgation. [16], Dec. 19. MR. WANLEY, UPON receiving your letter about the Librarian's place at St. James, ..."

3. The Book of the Poets by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1877)
"... Gnawing with fixed tooth earth's heart away I Go! perish from us! objurgation vain To soulless nature, powerless to contain One ill ..."

4. Life of Lord Jeffrey, with a Selection from His Correspondence by Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Henry Cockburn Cockburn (1852)
"... since it was truly by your, not encouragement or advice, but command and objurgation, that I was induced to set about the republication. ..."

5. Life of Lord Jeffrey: With a Selection from His Correspondence by Henry Cockburn Cockburn, Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey (1852)
"... since it was truly by your, not encouragement or advice, but command and objurgation, that I was induced to set about the republication. ..."

6. Essays on the Greek Christian Poets and the English Poets by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1863)
"Chiefdom of evil, gold! blind child of clay, Gnawing with fixed tooth earth's heart away! Go! perish from us! objurgation vain To soulless nature, ..."

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