“Shrilling” (vs Shrill, Shrew, Scold)

|Shrilling| Counter-Signaling -> Outraging -> Shrilling -> Shrieking

Shrilling : hbd science-denialism, feminism, postmodernism, marxism, inappropriate theism.

shrill (n.)
1a: having or emitting a sharp high-pitched tone or sound
1b: accompanied by sharp high-pitched sounds or cries
2: having a sharp or vivid effect on the senses

shrew, shrewish (adj.)
“peevish, malignant, clamorous, spiteful, vexatious, turbulent woman” [Johnson] is late 14c., from earlier sense of “spiteful person” (male or female), mid-13c.,late 14c., “wicked, malignant,” from shrew + -ish. Of women, “malignant and scolding,” from 1560s. Related: Shrewishly; shrewishness.

scold (n.)
mid-12c., “person of ribald speech,” later “person fond of abusive language” (c. 1300), especially a shrewish woman [Johnson defines it as “A clamourous, rude, mean, low, foul-mouthed woman”], from Old Norse skald “poet” (see skald). The sense evolution might reflect the fact that Germanic poets (like their Celtic counterparts) were famously feared for their ability to lampoon and mock (as in skaldskapr “poetry,” also, in Icelandic law books, “libel in verse”).


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