Definitions for Defamationˌdɛf əˈmeɪ ʃən

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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.]


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