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Meaning of OBJURGATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  rebuking a person harshly
 

OBJURGATION is a 11 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: chiding, scolding
 
 See Also: rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval, wig, wigging

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ob`jur*ga"tion\, n. [L. objurgatio: cf.F.
objurgation.]
The act of objurgating; reproof.

      While the good lady was bestowing this objurgation on
      Mr.Ben Allen.                            --Dickens.

      With a strong objurgation of the elbow in his ribs.
                                               --Landor.

 

 

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