Synonyms and Antonyms of defaming
the making of false statements that damage another's reputation the callous defaming of the popular actress by the unscrupulous tabloid reporter Synonyms of defaming aspersing, blackening, calumniation, calumny, character assassination, defamation, slander, libel, libeling (or libelling), maligning, smearing, traducing, vilification, vilifyingWords Related to defaming 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 defaming acclaim, accolade, applause, commendation, praise; esteem, honor, respect; adulation, flattery; adoration, reverence, veneration, worship
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