Vitriolic is a synonym of invective.
As adjectives the difference between vitriolic and invective
is that vitriolic
is of, derived from, or similar to a vitriol while invective
is characterized by invection or railing.
As a noun invective is
an expression which inveighs or rails against a person.
of, derived from, or similar to a vitriol
bitterly scathing; caustic: vitriolic criticism
(chemistry): Of or pertaining to vitriol; derived from, or resembling, vitriol; vitriolous; as, a vitriolic taste.
* Vitriolic acid
* sulphuric acid
An expression which inveighs or rails against a person.
A severe or violent censure or reproach.
Something spoken or written, intended to cast opprobrium, censure, or reproach on another.
A harsh or reproachful accusation.
- Politics can raise invective to a low art.
Characterized by invection or railing.
- Tom's speeches became diatribes — each more invective than the last.
* (characterized by invection or railing
) abusive, critical, denunciatory, satirical, vitriolic, vituperative