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. Lee Francis:

    There were some laws broken as far as photos of me taken that violate the county’s policies – and issues that could be considered defamation of character.

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