brutum fulmen

Latin noun phrase

bru·​tum ful·​men ˌbrü-tu̇m-ˈfu̇l-men How to pronounce brutum fulmen (audio)
: meaningless thunderbolt : an empty threat : an ineffectual legal judgment

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“Brutum fulmen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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