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adjective as in insulted

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The bitcoin community and press have vilified Mark Karpeles, the CEO of Mt. Gox, as a clown and a con man.

“Working mothers” have been variously vilified, and now lauded, for attempting to balance career and home lives.

Those who dissent from the accepted point of view can expect their work to be simply ignored, or in some cases vilified.

There are almost no examples of women having affairs and not being vilified.

During the trial Gavin, then 15, was vilified as an accomplished liar.

In the early years of his wedded life he killed in a duel —though unknown to his wife—a man who had vilified Mme. Desmarets.

They have been vilified and traduced—but what would Ireland be without them?

To neither reformer nor reactionary would he concede one jot, p 164and in consequence from each side he was vilified.

The encomium holding good of herself, she refrained from lecturing him on the subject of the vilified Denham.

There is no class of persons so generally underrated and vilified, yet this would be a dull world without them.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vilified, such as: aggrieved, disgraced, humiliated, outraged, shamed, and affronted.

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