Definitions for vilifyˈvɪl əˌfaɪ

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  1. vilify, revile, vituperate, rail(verb)

    spread negative information about

    "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"

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  1. vilify(Verb)

    To say defamatory things about someone or something.

  2. vilify(Verb)

    To belittle through speech; to put down.

  3. Origin: From vilificare, present active infinitive of vilifico,

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  1. Vilify(verb)

    to make vile; to debase; to degrade; to disgrace

  2. Vilify(verb)

    to degrade or debase by report; to defame; to traduce; to calumniate

  3. Vilify(verb)

    to treat as vile; to despise

  4. Origin: [L. vilis vile + -fy; cf. L. vilificare to esteem of little value.]

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