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  • nounlibel, slander
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Synonyms for defamation

noun libel, slander
  • denigration
  • disparagement
  • aspersion
  • calumny
  • depreciation
  • detraction
  • dirt
  • dump
  • dynamite
  • hit
  • knock
  • lie
  • mud
  • obloquy
  • opprobrium
  • scorcher
  • slam
  • slime
  • slur
  • smear
  • tale
  • traducement
  • vilification
  • backbiting
  • backstabbing
  • belittlement
  • black eye
  • character assassination
  • cheap shot
  • dirty laundry
  • low-down dirty
  • slap in face

Antonyms for defamation

  • compliment
  • flattery
  • praise
  • approval
  • commendation
  • exaltation
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More words related to defamation

abuse

noun. verbal attack

aspersion

noun. verbal exhibition of bad temper

backbiting

noun. hateful talk

calumniation

noun. false accusation

calumny

noun. slander

denigration

noun. belittlement
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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