diatribe (Meaning)

Wordnet

diatribe (n)

thunderous verbal attack

Webster

diatribe (n.)

A prolonged or exhaustive discussion; especially, an acrimonious or invective harangue; a strain of abusive or railing language; a philippic.

diatribe Sentence Examples

  1. The politician launched into a lengthy diatribe against his opponent during the debate.
  2. Instead of engaging in productive discourse, he resorted to a bitter diatribe filled with personal attacks.
  3. Her blog post turned into a vehement diatribe against the state of modern politics.
  4. The customer's complaint escalated into a tirade that resembled a diatribe against the company's policies.
  5. Rather than offering constructive criticism, his review devolved into a diatribe against the entire genre of literature.
  6. The professor's lecture took an unexpected turn when he went off on a diatribe about the shortcomings of the educational system.
  7. The CEO's speech at the shareholders' meeting turned into a diatribe against government regulations.
  8. When confronted with criticism, he responded with a defensive diatribe, refusing to acknowledge any faults in his work.
  9. The artist's latest exhibit provoked a heated diatribe from art critics who questioned its artistic merit.
  10. The conversation quickly devolved into a bitter diatribe between the two parties, with neither willing to listen to the other's perspective.

FAQs About the word diatribe

thunderous verbal attackA prolonged or exhaustive discussion; especially, an acrimonious or invective harangue; a strain of abusive or railing language; a phili

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The politician launched into a lengthy diatribe against his opponent during the debate.

Instead of engaging in productive discourse, he resorted to a bitter diatribe filled with personal attacks.

Her blog post turned into a vehement diatribe against the state of modern politics.

The customer's complaint escalated into a tirade that resembled a diatribe against the company's policies.