Meaning of objurgatory in English:


Pronunciation /ɒbˈdʒəːɡət(ə)ri/



See objurgate

‘But when he faced the work of a great living artist, Whistler, he dispraised it in such foul and objurgatory language that he was sued for libel and found guilty by the jury.’
  • ‘He looked for a moment as if he was going to break out with a torrent of objurgation.’
  • ‘I think it takes a combination of growing older (and, presumably, wiser) and enduring significant objurgation by your advisor and thesis committee to precipitate change.’