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calumniation

[ kuh-luhm-nee-eyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF calumniation

Synonyms for calumniation

  • aspersion
  • calumny
  • defamation
  • denigration
  • libel
  • malice
  • obloquy
  • slander
  • traducement
  • vilification
  • character assassination
  • malicious statement
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Antonyms for calumniation

  • compliment
  • kindness
  • praise
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CALUMNIATION

But how barbarous that is, and how unfortunate for him, that the world shall think the better of any person for his calumniation!

We are to avoid giving occasion for our enemies to open their mouths in calumniation of God's name and his Word.

Thou hast grieved over my calumniation, and likewise hast lamented the damage to my good name.

It was said that he was spoiled by Pitt, and was consumed by vanity, and was broken by Tory calumniation.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, noun of action from calumniate (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CALUMNIATION

backbiting

nounhateful talk

denigration

nounbelittlement
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