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thersitical

[ ther-sit-i-kuhl ]
/ θərˈsɪt ɪ kəl /
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adjective
scurrilous; foulmouthed; grossly abusive.
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Origin of thersitical

First recorded in 1640–50; Thersit(es) + -ical
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British Dictionary definitions for thersitical

thersitical
/ (θəˈsɪtɪkəl) /

adjective
rare abusive and loud

Word Origin for thersitical

C17: from Thersites
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