Definition of diatribe in English:
A forceful and bitter verbal attack against someone or something: a diatribe against consumerism
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- But this is not a bitter diatribe about the male obsession with sex.
- If Carlyle's criticism curdled into diatribes of denunciation, Comte's calcified into the dogmatism of a cult.
- The fact that Skinner's verbal diatribes are accompanied by minimum technological enhancement only add to their power.
tirade, harangue, verbal onslaught, verbal attack, stream of abuse, denunciation, broadside, fulmination, condemnation, criticism, stricture, reproof, reproval, reprimand, rebuke, admonishment, admonition;
British informal slating
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