Definition of venomous in English:

venomous

Syllabification: ven·om·ous
Pronunciation: /ˈvenəməs
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

venomously

adverb
More example sentences
  • ‘Our Church doesn't support war,’ she venomously retorted.
  • Brecht's words, juxtaposed against Weill's music, with its atonal harmonies and angular lines, venomously satirized the state of affairs.
  • He tackles, often venomously; he passes, with accuracy; and he scores goals, crucially.

venomousness

noun
More example sentences
  • There's a palpable venomousness in the exchanges across and around the floor of the Chamber.
  • What makes Fight For Your Life so stark is the venomousness of the racial hatred that it manages to touch upon.
  • How can I possibly convey the terrible venomousness with which he uttered these words?

Origin

Middle English: from Old French venimeux, from venim (see venom).

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