exacerbation

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French term or phrase:exacerbation verbale
English translation:very strong language
Entered by: Bouchra Laghzali

18:15 Jan 9, 2017
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French to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Religion
French term or phrase: exacerbation
Les versets révélés à cette occasion sont d'une portée hautement significative, puisque de l'avis de nombreux exégètes, nulle part dans le Texte on ne retrouve une telle exacerbation verbale ni un châtiment comparable à celui formulé à l'encontre des calomniateurs.
Bouchra Laghzali
Morocco
Local time: 01:07


Summary of answers provided
4 +1(verbal) extremity
B D Finch
5exacerbation
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
4verbal aggressiveness or offensiveness
Ellen Kraus
3violence, bitterness
Mair A-W (PhD)


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verbal aggressiveness or offensiveness


Explanation:
blatantly offensive language

Ellen Kraus
Austria
Local time: 02:07
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you for your suggestion


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: The key point of the term "exacerbation" in FR and in EN is that it describes a worsening of a given characteristic. It'd be more accurate to use "verbal exageration" : notion of an increase in scale. (Feedback welcome)!//Yes, but agg./off. may not apply.
3 hrs
  -> this may be easily remedied by adding "exacerbated", so that my revised answer is "exacerbated verbal aggressiveness"
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violence, bitterness


Explanation:
exacerbation has the same meaning in English as in French...

Mair A-W (PhD)
Germany
Local time: 02:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you anyway for your suggestion


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: See my comment to Ellen. Feedback welcomed!//It does seem an unusual choice in FR here too, I agree, but I'm assuming a choice for reasons of poetic licence. There are many possibilities, I agree.
31 mins
  -> I thought of the obvious "exacerbation" and assumed Asker had already rejected it, perhaps because it doesn't seem quite fit in (either the source or the english), hence offering the alternative. but there are many options :)
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
exacerbation


Explanation:
It might not always be the case, but I think that as exacerbation in French and Englishhave the same meaning, the worsening of a particular feauture, trait, affliction, whatever, then you should use the same term.
If you check and compare a French dictionary with an English dictionary entry (not a French>English dictionary), you will be able to cross check for yourself.

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https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exacerbate

Definition of exacerbate
exacerbatedexacerbating
transitive verb
: to make more violent, bitter, or severe <the new law only exacerbates the problem>
exacerbation play \-ˌza-sər-ˈbā-shən\ noun


http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/exacerbat...

exacerbate
verb [ T ] UK ​ /ɪɡˈzæs.ə.beɪt/ US ​ /ɪɡˈzæs.ɚ.beɪt/

to make something that is already bad even worse:
This attack will exacerbate the already tense relations between the two communities.
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words

Deteriorating and making worse

a step backwards idiom a turn of the screw idiom add afford aggravate backslide compound decline degrade disintegrate dog downgrade downhill fan the flames idiom retrograde retrogress run yourself down seed slip slippery slope
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exacerbation
noun [ U ] UK ​ /ɪɡˌzæs.əˈbeɪ.ʃən/ US ​ /ɪɡˌzæs.ɚˈbeɪ.ʃən/


http://www.larousse.fr/dictionnaires/francais/exacerbation/3...

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exacerbation n.f.
État de ce qui est exacerbé, rendu plus aigu.
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Mots proches
ex vivo
ex.
exa-
exacerbation
exacerber
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exactement
exacerbation
nom féminin
(bas latin exacerbatio, -onis)
Définitions
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État de ce qui est exacerbé, rendu plus aigu : L'exacerbation de la concurrence.
Exagération passagère d'une sensation ou d'un symptôme.




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empirer, rendre plus aigu
to worsen

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"...nulle part dans le Texte on ne retrouve une telle exacerbation verbale..."

"...such verbal exacerbation is nowhere to be found in the Text..."

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Or,
"...nowhere in the Text is such verbal exageration/exacerbation to be found ..."

Nikki Scott-Despaigne
Local time: 02:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  B D Finch: I don't think we would use "exacerbation" here in English. Note, sp. exaggeration.
18 hrs
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21 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
(verbal) extremity


Explanation:
https://books.google.co.uk/books?isbn=1465510613
John Galsworthy - 1930
... is largely the proneness of the modern British to leap to verbal extremity which is inducing me to afford them this object-lesson in restraint and commonsense.

http://unashamedathletes.com/kendra-spresser/
"I had to become so physically weak that some days all I did was pray during practice, not sure of how I was going to take the next step with the pain I was feeling or overcome being broken down by the verbal extremity of some of the coaches."

B D Finch
France
Local time: 02:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: Ah, nice solution.
1 hr
  -> Thanks Nikki
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