[ voh-sif-uh-rey-shuhn ]
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  1. noisy outcry; clamor.

Origin of vociferation

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

Words Nearby vociferation

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How to use vociferation in a sentence

  • There was a great deal of jabbering, vociferation, and action, but neither of them struck or hurt the other.

    True Blue | W.H.G. Kingston
  • After a time the oar was recovered, and Marco, after much scolding and vociferation, got his crew in order again.

  • They played quietly and without vociferation, illustrating the advantages of a minute coinage.

    In Kedar's Tents | Henry Seton Merriman
  • If vociferation is to carry the question of religion, the North, and probably the Scotch, have it.

  • The congregation still laughed, and the preacher, in the warmth of his zeal, redoubled his vociferation and action.