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1. defamation

noun. ['ˌdɛfəˈmeɪʃən'] an abusive attack on a person's character or good name.

Synonyms

  • denigration
  • aspersion
  • calumny
  • attack

Antonyms

  • appreciation
  • discolor
  • approval
  • clean

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Words that Rhyme with Defamation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word defamation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The most important form to file in a suit for defamation is the plaintiff's complaint form.

Quotes containing the word defamation


1. How would your life be different if…You walked away from gossip and verbal defamation? Let today be the day…You speak only the good you know of other people and encourage others to do the same.
- Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

2. defamation

noun. ['ˌdɛfəˈmeɪʃən'] a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions.

Synonyms

  • obloquy
  • traducement
  • slander
  • depreciation
  • calumny
  • libel
  • blackwash
  • disparagement
  • vilification
  • names
  • smear
  • malignment
  • hatchet job
  • assassination
  • derogation
  • name
  • epithet
  • calumniation
  • name calling

Antonyms

  • disrepute
  • defend
  • praise
  • refrain
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