noun see calumniate

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  • Calumniation — Ca*lum ni*a tion (k[.a]*l[u^]m n[i^]*[=a] sh[u^]n), n. 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. [1913 Webster] The calumniation of her… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calumniation — index aspersion, bad repute, defamation, slander, vilification Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • calumniation — noun A false accusation, or a malicious statement, about someone. To all those causes of calumniation, may be added the conduct of Darnley, unlearned, unmannered, untoward, as he was, that gave too much cause for censoriousness to represent, and… …   Wiktionary

  • calumniation — See calumniate. * * * …   Universalium

  • Calumniation — Bagvaskelse …   Danske encyklopædi

  • calumniation — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The expression of injurious, malicious statements about someone: aspersion, calumny, character assassination, defamation, denigration, detraction, scandal, slander, traducement, vilification. Law: libel. See ATTACK,… …   English dictionary for students

  • calumniation — ca·lum·ni·a·tion || kə‚lÊŒmnɪ eɪʃn n. slander, defamation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • calumniation — ca·lum·ni·a·tion …   English syllables

  • calumniation — /kəˌlʌmniˈeɪʃən/ (say kuh.lumnee ayshuhn) noun 1. the act of calumniating; slander. 2. a calumny …  

  • calumniation — noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone s words or actions • Syn: ↑defamation, ↑calumny, ↑obloquy, ↑traducement, ↑hatchet job • Derivationally related forms: ↑traduce (for …   Useful english dictionary

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