Ful"mi*na`tion (?), n. [L. fulminatio a darting of lightning: cf. F. fulmination.]

1.

The act of fulminating or exploding; detonation.

2.

The act of thundering forth threats or censures, as with authority.

3.

That which is fulminated or thundered forth; vehement menace or censure.

The fulminations from the Vatican were turned into ridicule. Ayliffe.

 

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