Imprecation is not a commonly used word. The meaning of imprecation is an offensive word that is spoken. These could be ‘curses‘ rather than swear words specifically, although the two overlap within the imprecation umbrella.
The word imprecation is a noun.
The meaning of imprecation in the Cambridge dictionary is: ‘an offensive word‘.
Example sentences that contain the word imprecation include:
- The boy shouted an imprecation to the opponent team’s players.
- When made angry, Dave said an imprecation to the person who has angered him.
Hopefully the Write Correctly Word of the Day post for 11th September 2020 about the meaning of ‘imprecation’ has been helpful. This is not a commonly used noun and so this post may have broadened your vocabulary a little. If not, we hope that it has been interesting anyway.
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As mentioned, imprecation is a noun. Read more about nouns here.