Definition of Invective. Meaning of Invective. Synonyms of Invective

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Definition of Invective

Invective
Invective In*vec"tive, a. [L. invectivus: cf. F. invectif. See Inveigh.] Characterized by invection; critical; denunciatory; satirical; abusive; railing.

Meaning of Invective from wikipedia

- Invective (from Middle English invectif, or Old French and Late Latin invectus) is abusive, reproachful, or venomous language used to express blame or...
- Russian politics, blending populist and nationalist rhetoric, anti-Western invective and a brash, confrontational style". Zhirinovsky was born in Almaty, the...
- "Invective Against Swans" is a poem by Wallace Stevens from his first book of poetry, Harmonium (1923). Invective against Swans  The soul, O ganders, flies...
- the Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns and the Lexicon of Musical Invective, and edited Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. Slonimsky was...
- method of argument, while reductio ad ridiculum is invalid. Argument by invective declaration of ridiculous is invalid, while arguments involving declarations...
- well-nigh infamous even in his own time for his fierce, sometimes obscene, invectives against faithless friends (e.g., Catullus 12, Catullus 16, and Catullus...
- laments the state of society and its morals in a serious tone of sustained invective, and always contains a prophecy of society's imminent downfall. The word...
- the form of a comparison with another person, an epilogue, or a prayer. Invective opposes commonplace. It attacks a specific, named individual, usually...
- In Gr**** mythology, Broteas (Ancient Gr****: Βροτέας), a hunter, was the son of Tantalus (by Dione, Euryan****a or Eurythemista), whose other offspring were...
- Timothy Michael Healy, KC (17 May 1855 – 26 March 1931) was an Irish nationalist politician, journalist, author, barrister and one of the most controversial...