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Type: noun
Pronunciation: ˌde-fə-ˈmā-shən
Definition(s):
- the act of another

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Definition: the making of false statements that damage another's reputation
Example: accused the newspaper columnist of defamation of character
Synonyms: aspersing, blackening, calumniation, calumny, character assassination, defamation, defaming, libel, libeling (or libelling), maligning, smearing, traducing, vilification, vilifying
Related: aspersion, innuendo, muck, mud, smear; backbiting, detraction; abuse, invective, vituperation; attack, censure, criticism, denunciation, hatchet job; contempt, disdain, scorn; belittlement, denigration, disparagement; cattiness, despite, hatefulness, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, malignity, meanness, nastiness, spite, spitefulness, spleen, venom, viciousness

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