Translation of invective in Spanish:

invective

invectivas, n.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈvɛktɪv//ɪnˈvɛktɪv/

noun

  • 1

    (abuse)
    invectivas feminine formal
    improperios masculine
    • Coming across like a crank, or ranting and throwing around exaggerated invective, is another.
    • She didn't understand this so hurled another stream of invective at me.
    • We've all hurled invective into voicemail's dead ears as it runs through its unholy litanies.
    • A skillful public speaker who mixed invective with humour, he did not disappoint the crowd of about 500.
    • There's a long road ahead of us, and invective at this stage doesn't help us in any way.
    • News reaches me, however, of referees fighting back against what seems to be a tidal wave of invective and abuse hurled in their direction.
    • John is old and waiting to die but the prospect of death hasn't dulled his appetite for invective or his irreverence for the great and the good.
    • It didn't help, of course, not really, but at least there were no innocent bystanders around to suffer my invective.
    • Rarely have I read a more bitter, laudably splenetic piece of invective.
    • Both load up their arguments with gobs of personal invective, which also makes me suspicious of their arguments.
    • The satire is so laden with invective and is so dense that I wish there was an annotated version of this book to read which would make it much easier to read.
    • The wilful Welshman was quick to test his new manager, reacting to that substitution at The Valley with a stream of invective.
    • He has blown onto the scene in a torrent of invective, firing broadside after broadside at the crumbling bastions of public morality.
    • The appointed writer for the day polishes them up with the appropriate invective and posts them.
    • Even the thought of it unleashes a stream of invective.
    • After reading your invective harangue I've only one question: What would you know of polite circles?
    • Soccer worldwide makes a science of invective against match officials after any game turning decision goes against them.
    • The thing about Jo, and she's so graceful with it, is that she gets more bile and invective than any other comic because she's a woman.
    • Mr Moore fired up the young crowd with a potent combination of satire, humour, invective and righteous anger.
    • As is the custom at the Star Tribune, the editorial was long on invective and short on facts.
  • 2

    (condemnation)
    invectiva feminine formal