adjective see excommunication

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • excommunicative — /eks keuh myooh ni kay tiv, keuh tiv/, adj. disposed or serving to excommunicate. [1815 25; EXCOMMUNICATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • excommunicative — ex·com·mu·ni·ca·tive …   English syllables

  • excommunicative — /ɛkskəˈmjunəkətɪv/ (say ekskuh myoohnuhkuhtiv) adjective disposed or serving to excommunicate …   Australian English dictionary

  • excommunicative — ˌekskəˈmyünəˌkā]d.]iv, nə̇kə], nēkə], ]t], ]ēv also ]əv adjective : tending toward, decreeing, or favoring excommunication …   Useful english dictionary

  • excommunication — noun Date: 15th century 1. an ecclesiastical censure depriving a person of the rights of church membership 2. exclusion from fellowship in a group or community • excommunicative adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • excommunicator — See excommunicative. * * * …   Universalium

  • Rabelaisian — Synonyms and related words: Fescennine, abusive, bawdy, blasphemous, blue, calumniatory, calumnious, caustic, comminatory, contumelious, cursing, cynical, damnatory, denunciatory, dirty, dry, dysphemistic, epithetic, excommunicative,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • abusive — Synonyms and related words: Rabelaisian, atrocious, back biting, backhand, backhanded, belittling, bitchy, blackening, blameful, blasphemous, bludgeoning, blustering, browbeating, brutal, bulldozing, bullying, calumniatory, calumnious, catty,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blasphemous — Synonyms and related words: Rabelaisian, abusive, apostate, atheistic, backsliding, calumniatory, calumnious, comminatory, contumelious, cursing, damnatory, denunciatory, dirty, disrespectful, dysphemistic, epithetic, evil, excommunicative,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • contumelious — Synonyms and related words: Rabelaisian, abusive, arrogant, atrocious, audacious, back biting, backhand, backhanded, belittling, bitchy, blasphemous, bold, brazen, bumptious, calumniatory, calumnious, catty, cavalier, censorious, clannish,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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