noun, plural scur·ril·i·ties for 2.
Origin of scurrility
Examples from the Web for scurrility
His tongue might avenge him; scurrility is his strong point.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata
The Gentleman's Magazine, also, ministered to the gratification of its readers by scurrility like the following.
Not that scurrility and the basest of personalities from Mr O'Connell are either novelties, or difficult to bear.
Indeed, the more exalted the personage, and the more entitled to respect, the greater might be their scurrility.Lord Lyons: A Record of British Diplomacy, Vol. 2 of 2|Thomas Wodehouse Legh Newton
Next day Boswell repented of the scurrility of what they had written and got Dempster to go with him to retrieve the copy.Critical Strictures on the New Tragedy of Elvira, Written by Mr. David Malloch (1763)|James Boswell, Andrew Erskine and George Dempster
c.1500, from Latin scurrilitas "buffoonery," from scurrilis (see scurrilous).