invective (Meaning)

Wordnet

invective (n)

abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will

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invective (a.)

Characterized by invection; critical; denunciatory; satirical; abusive; railing.

Webster

invective (n.)

An expression which inveighs or rails against a person; a severe or violent censure or reproach; something uttered or written, intended to cast opprobrium, censure, or reproach on another; a harsh or reproachful accusation; -- followed by against, having reference to the person or thing affected; as an invective against tyranny.

invective Sentence Examples

  1. During the heated argument, he hurled invective at his opponent, resorting to personal attacks.
  2. Her speech was filled with invective aimed at the government's policies.
  3. The online debate quickly devolved into a series of invective-laden exchanges.
  4. Despite the disagreement, she refused to respond with invective, preferring a civil discussion.
  5. The politician's invective against his rivals alienated many potential supporters.
  6. The reviewer's invective critique of the film sparked controversy among moviegoers.
  7. In the midst of the chaos, the protestors shouted invective at the police officers.
  8. His invective-laced tirade shocked everyone present at the meeting.
  9. The invective from the disgruntled customer was unwarranted and unhelpful.
  10. The journalist's article was criticized for its excessive use of invective rather than constructive criticism.

FAQs About the word invective

abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill willCharacterized by invection; critical; denunciatory; satirical; abusi

vituperation, insult, scurrility,abuse, criticism, fulmination, vitriol, epithet, slur, curse

applause, applause,praise, praise, acclaim, acclaim, compliments, congratulations, flattery, adulation

During the heated argument, he hurled invective at his opponent, resorting to personal attacks.

Her speech was filled with invective aimed at the government's policies.

The online debate quickly devolved into a series of invective-laden exchanges.

Despite the disagreement, she refused to respond with invective, preferring a civil discussion.