Associations to the word «Defamation»


DEFAMATION, noun. The act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication, written or oral; the wrong of maliciously injuring the good name of another.

Dictionary definition

DEFAMATION, noun. A false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions.
DEFAMATION, noun. An abusive attack on a person's character or good name.

Wise words

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