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defamatory

see definition of defamatory
  • adjlibelous, slanderous
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Synonyms for defamatory

adj libelous, slanderous
  • derogatory
  • disparaging
  • injurious
  • insulting
  • abusive
  • calumnious
  • contumelious
  • denigrating
  • detracting
  • detractive
  • maligning
  • opprobrious
  • traducing
  • vilifying
  • vituperative

Antonyms for defamatory

  • complimentary
  • approving
  • commending
  • exalting
  • praising
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More words related to defamatory

abusive

adjective. exhibiting unkind behavior or words
  • calumniating
  • castigating
  • censorious
  • contumelious
  • defamatory
  • derisive
  • disparaging
  • insolent
  • insulting
  • invective
  • libelous
  • maligning
  • obloquious
  • offensive
  • opprobrious
  • reproachful
  • reviling
  • rude
  • sarcastic
  • scathing
  • scolding
  • scurrilous
  • sharp-tongued
  • slanderous
  • traducing
  • upbraiding
  • vilifying
  • vituperative
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