Definition of fulmination in English:


Syllabification: ful·mi·na·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌfo͝olməˈnāSHən, -fəl-


(usually fulminations)
  • 1An expression of vehement protest: the fulminations of media moralists
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    • Despite the media's constant fulminations against Ireland's libel laws, the appetite for taking a high-cost libel suit to the High Court appears to be on the wane.
    • The right-wing media in the US have been full of fulminations against ‘the French,’ ‘the Japanese’ and so forth.
    • Despite Melott's fulminations against common sense,’ his object of scorn is an insulated elite the Kansas Board of Education.
  • 1.1A violent explosion or a flash like lightning.
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    • In any case, the minister has since, as I noted above, artfully backed away from his previous excitable fulminations.

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