Part of speech:
Insulting or hurtful language, especially when used to threaten or demoralize:
Rudeness or contempt arising from arrogance; insolence.
The condition of disgrace suffered as a result of abuse or vilification; ill repute.
A fence or balustrade made of rails and posts
A scurrilous act or remark
Sustained, harshly critical language; invective.
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
To use harshly critical or irate language; rail.
To use abusive or slanderous language about or of; calumniate; revile; defame
To say untrue or malicious things about; defame; slander; vilify
To talk about disparagingly or insultingly.
Slander is to make false statements about someone, usually to hurt his reputation.
To scold is to criticize, chastise or rebuke someone for something.
Reproach is defined as to blame or shame someone.
To feel strong dislike for or hostility toward:
To make lower in value, quality, character, dignity, etc.; cheapen
To find fault (with something)
To punish or rebuke severely.
To spread false and harmful statements about; slander
To berate is to yell at or demean.
To represent or speak of as unimportant or contemptible:
To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
To attack physically and violently; assault
1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost:
Censure is defined as to criticize or judge in a harsh manner.
To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
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