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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. rebuking a person harshly;
[syn: chiding, scolding, objurgation, tongue-lashing]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Objurgation \Ob`jur*ga"tion\, n. [L. objurgatio: cf. F. objurgation.] The act of objurgating; reproof. [1913 Webster] While the good lady was bestowing this objurgation on Mr. Ben Allen. --Dickens. [1913 Webster] With a strong objurgation of the elbow in his ribs. --Landor. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

objurgation n 1: rebuking a person harshly [syn: chiding, scolding, objurgation, tongue-lashing]