fulmination

  • 1 fulmination — [ fylminasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1406; de fulminer ♦ Dr. can. Publication d une décision canonique (⇒ fulminer, II, 1o ). La fulmination d une bulle. ● fulmination nom féminin Action de fulminer, en droit canon. ⇒FULMINATION, subst. fém. Action de… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 fulmination — Fulmination. subst. fem. v. Action par laquelle on publie avec certaines formalitez. Il ne se dit qu en matiere Ecclesiastique. La fulmination des Bulles. La fulmination d une sentence Ecclesiastique …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 3 Fulmination — Ful mi*na tion, n. [L. fulminatio a darting of lightning: cf. F. fulmination.] 1. The act of fulminating or exploding; detonation. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of thundering forth threats or censures, as with authority. [1913 Webster] 3. That which… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 fulmination — c.1500, from M.Fr. fulmination, from L. fulminationem (nom. fulminatio) discharge of lightning, noun of action from pp. stem of fulminare (see FULMINATE (Cf. fulminate)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 fulmination — index denunciation, discharge (shot), imprecation, malediction, threat Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 fulmination — [n] tirade, condemnation blast, curse, denunciation, diatribe, discharge, explosion, intimidation, invective, obloquy, outburst, philippic, reprobation, warning; concepts 52,54,278 Ant. compliment, defense, flattery, praise, support …

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  • 7 fulmination — ► NOUN ▪ an expression of vehement protest …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 FULMINATION — s. f. T. de Chimie. Détonation subite, explosion d une matière fulminante. FULMINATION, est aussi un terme de Droit canon, qui signifie, L action par laquelle on publie quelque chose avec certaines formalités. La fulmination des bulles. La… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 9 fulmination — (ful mi na sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Terme de chimie. Détonation de matières fulminantes, produite par une décomposition instantanée. •   Cet alcali volatil est le seul intermède qui dégage subitement l air et cause la… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10 fulmination — /ful meuh nay sheuhn/, n. 1. a violent denunciation or censure: a sermon that was one long fulmination. 2. violent explosion. [1495 1505; < L fulmination (s. of fulminatio) a thundering, fuming. See FULMINATE, ION] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 11 FULMINATION — n. f. T. de Physique Détonation subite, explosion d’une matière fulminante. En termes de Droit canon, il signifie Action de lancer une condamnation. La fulmination d’une sentence ecclésiastique …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 12 fulmination — noun see fulminate I …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 fulmination — noun a) The act of fulminating or exploding; detonation. b) The act of thundering forth threats or censures, as with authority. See Also: fulminate, fulminator …

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  • 14 fulmination — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Detonation] Syn. discharge, blast, outburst; see explosion 1 . 2. [Denunciation] Syn. condemnation, censure, thundering against; see blame 1 , curse 1 , objection 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A long, violent, or… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 Fulmination — Ful|mi|na|ti|on die; , en <aus gleichbed. lat. fulminatio zu fulminare, vgl. ↑fulminieren> das Blitzen, Knallen …

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  • 16 fulmination — ful·mi·na·tion || ‚fÊŒlmɪ neɪʃn ,‚fÊŠl n. violent explosion; strong attack, severe criticism …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 fulmination — n. 1. Fulminating, hurling (of threats, etc), threatening, denunciation, denouncing. 2. Denunciation, threat, threatening, anathema, ban, curse, malediction. 3. Explosion, detonation …

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  • 18 fulmination — noun the fulminations of media moralists Syn: protest, objection, complaint, rant, tirade, diatribe, harangue, invective, railing, obloquy; denunciation, condemnation, criticism, censure, attack, broadside, brickbats; formal excoriation; literary …

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  • 19 fulmination — n 1. violent denunciation, condemnation, criticism, Inf. knock, Sl. put down; censure, disapproval, disapprobation, reprobation, reprehension, objection; animadversion, Inf. brickbat, aspersion, obloquy; tirade, philippic, diatribe. 2. violent… …

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  • 20 fulmination — ful·mi·na·tion …

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