Definitions for Defamationˌdɛf əˈmeɪ ʃən

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Defamation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. defamation, calumny, calumniation, obloquy, traducement, hatchet job(noun)

    a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions

  2. aspersion, calumny, slander, defamation, denigration(noun)

    an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

Wiktionary

  1. defamation(Noun)

    Act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication, written or oral; the wrong of maliciously injuring the good name of another; slander; detraction; calumny; aspersion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Defamation(noun)

    act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication, written or oral; the wrong of maliciously injuring the good name of another; slander; detraction; calumny; aspersion

  2. Origin: [OE. diffamacioun, F. diffamation. See Defame.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Defamation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Defamation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marshall Searcy:

    Truth is an absolute defense to a defamation claim.

  2. Charles Barkley, "they said it" in Sports Illustrated:

    I was going to sue for defamation of character, but then I realised I have no character.

  3. Mike Premeau:

    This misinformation and this defamation of character could cause me to lose the business over someone else's identity in another state.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    His own words said on national television are a matter of public record, and by definition repeating someone's own words can not be defamation.

  5. Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely:

    Sweden has crossed all red lines in relations with Israel, this is defamation of Israel and the statements are distancing Sweden from the ranks of enlightened nations that can take part in the dialogue about rights in the region.

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