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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defamation, calumny, calumniation, obloquy, traducement, hatchet jobnoun

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


  1. calumniationnoun

    A false accusation, or a malicious statement, about someone.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Calumniationnoun

    That which we call calumniation, is a malicious and false representation of an enemy’s words or actions, to an offensive purpose. John Ayliffe

    Etymology: from calumniate.


  1. calumniation

    Calumniation is the act of making false and harmful statements about someone in order to damage their reputation. It involves spreading malicious lies or misinformation to defame an individual, which is also known as slander or defamation. The purpose is often to undermine the person's credibility or social standing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Calumniationnoun

    false accusation of crime or offense, or a malicious and false representation of the words or actions of another, with a view to injure his good name

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of calumniation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of calumniation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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    lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    • A. contempt
    • B. mitre
    • C. hodgepodge
    • D. pluck

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