Origin of verbal
Synonyms for verbal
Examples from the Web for verbally
She was sexually and verbally abused, leading her to the brink of suicide.A Quorum For Change: The Fight For Global LGBT Equality|Justin Jones|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For the next hour, she verbally humiliated him while he licked her boots and feet until they were completely cleaned.
In November 2013, a San Francisco man alleged that he was physically and verbally abused by an Uber driver.More Bad News for Uber: Driver Arrested in Los Angeles Rape Case|Olivia Nuzzi|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As she speaks, she verbally italicizes words so that “as a person” sounds self-aware rather than psycho-babbly.Jenny Slate’s Earnest and Funny Abortion Film ‘Obvious Child’|Caryn James|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are a number of words people use to verbally attack, dehumanize, and other transgender women like me.
But it is to be observed that the notices of the visitations are not mere repetitions, for they differ from each other verbally.
The banns were verbally published after the benediction following the conclusion of the Mass.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
This fact was first mentioned to me verbally by its discoverer, Faraday.Hours of Exercise in the Alps|John Tyndall
You were pleased to inform me verbally, that my letter was referred to the committee, who were ordered to report immediately.
He was immediately set upon by all the others and verbally torn to pieces on the spot.Space Viking|Henry Beam Piper
verb -bals, -balling or -balled (tr)
late 15c., "dealing with words" (especially in contrast to things or realities), from Latin verbalis "consisting of words, relating to verbs," from verbum "word" (see verb). Verbal conditioning is recorded from 1954. Colloquial verbal diarrhea is recorded from 1823.