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calumniation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of calumniation

  1. the making of false statements that damage another's reputation his campaign's reliance on calumniation seems out of keeping with his claim that he's a new kind of politician Synonyms of calumniation aspersing, blackening, slander, calumny, character assassination, defamation, defaming, libel, libeling (or libelling), maligning, smearing, traducing, vilification, vilifyingWords Related to calumniation aspersion, innuendo, muck, mud, smear; backbiting, detraction; abuse, invective, vituperation; attack, censure, criticism, denunciation, hatchet job; contempt, disdain, scorn; belittlement, denigration, disparagement; cattiness, despite, hatefulness, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, malignity, meanness, nastiness, spite, spitefulness, spleen, venom, viciousnessNear Antonyms of calumniation acclaim, accolade, applause, commendation, praise; esteem, honor, respect; adulation, flattery; adoration, reverence, veneration, worship


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