vociferation

[ voh-sif-uh-rey-shuh n ]
/ voʊˌsɪf əˈreɪ ʃən /

noun

noisy outcry; clamor.

Nearby words

  1. vocatively,
  2. voces,
  3. vociferance,
  4. vociferant,
  5. vociferate,
  6. vociferous,
  7. vocoder,
  8. vocoid,
  9. vod,
  10. vodcasting

Origin of vociferation

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin vōciferātiōn- (stem of vōciferātiō), equivalent to vōciferāt(us) (see vociferate) + -iōn- -ion

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Word Origin and History for vociferation

vociferation

n.

c.1400, from Latin vociferationem, noun of action from vociferari (see vociferous).

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