Etymology
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objurgation (n.)

c. 1500, objurgacioun, "act of scolding or rebuking," from Old French objurgacion (15c.) and directly from Latin obiurgationem (nominative obiurgatio) "a chiding, reproving, reproof," noun of action from past-participle stem of obiurgare (see objurgate). Related: Objurgate; objurgative; objurgatory.

updated on July 24, 2019

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