Ful"mi*na`tion (?), n. [L. fulminatio a darting of lightning: cf. F. fulmination.]
The act of fulminating or exploding; detonation.
The act of thundering forth threats or censures, as with authority.
That which is fulminated or thundered forth; vehement menace or censure.
The fulminations from the Vatican were turned into ridicule.
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