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scurrility

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noun scur·ril·i·ty \skə-ˈri-lə-tē\

Definition of scurrility

plural scurrilities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being scurrilous

  2. 2a :  scurrilous or abusive languageb :  an offensively rude or abusive remark



Examples of scurrility in a sentence

  1. <a discussion on some hot-button social issues in which any pretense to civility quickly gave way to intransigence and scurrility>



1508

First Known Use of scurrility

1508


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