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Definition of invective:

  1. An expression which inveighs or rails against a person; a severe or violent censure or reproach; something uttered or written, intended to cast opprobrium, censure, or reproach on another; a harsh or reproachful accusation; -- followed by against, having reference to the person or thing affected; as an invective against tyranny.
  2. Characterized by invection; critical; denunciatory; satirical; abusive; railing.


condemnation, sulphuric acid, obloquy, contumely, accusation, sulfuric acid, railing, billingsgate, revilement, reviling, scurrility, scurrilousness, blame, vituperation, vitriol, oil of vitriol, praise.

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