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scurrility

[skuh-ril-i-tee] /skəˈrɪl ɪ ti/
noun, plural scurrilities for 2.
1.
a scurrilous quality or condition.
2.
a scurrilous remark or attack.
Origin of scurrility
1500-1510
From the Latin word scurrīlitās, dating back to 1500-10. See scurrile, -ity
Synonyms
2. vituperation, abuse, vilification, invective; indecency, vulgarity.
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n.

c.1500, from Latin scurrilitas "buffoonery," from scurrilis (see scurrilous).

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