Definition of maledictory in US English:



  • See malediction

    • ‘The answer given to this is that Balaam's words objectively speaking, maledictory or otherwise, were of no effect.’
    • ‘Crumlin, in particular, made the most maledictory speeches then.’
    • ‘By better understanding the linguistic conventions underlying all forms of maledictory hate, we are better able to address the false antimonies between different out-of-place positions.’
    • ‘This is the maledictory circle within which Dick's beings move and from which they have to escape.’
    • ‘It would not ‘perpetuate the Hebrew anthropomorphic representations of God,’ and it would not be gloomy, ascetic, or maledictory.’’