What does diatribe mean? Read below for the definition.
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Part of Speech of diatribe
diatribe is a NOUN.
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Definition of diatribe
diatribe means: an angry, abusive verbal attack (Ex: a diatribe on rampant crime).
Explain more about diatribe, please
You know when someone yells or scream non-stop about something that he’s angry about? And just keeps yelling and yelling? That’s a diatribe.
A diatribe is a lot like a rant, and there’s a lot of overlap between the words diatribe and rant, but a rant can be simple, angry speech (i.e., it could include illogical, incoherent speech), whereas a diatribe connotes criticism.
Usage note: It’s common to use the phrase launch into a diatribe.
Example of diatribe
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