calumniation

Definitions of calumniation
  1. noun
    a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
    synonyms: calumny, defamation, hatchet job, obloquy, traducement
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    assassination, blackwash, character assassination
    an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation
    malignment, smear, vilification
    slanderous defamation
    libel
    a false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person
    slander
    words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
    name calling, names
    verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument
    epithet, name
    a defamatory or abusive word or phrase
    mud
    slanderous remarks or charges
    smear word
    an epithet that can be used to smear someone's reputation
    type of:
    depreciation, derogation, disparagement
    a communication that belittles somebody or something
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