Synonyms and Antonyms of libelous
causing or intended to cause unjust injury to a person's good name libelous statements about a celebrity for which the tabloid was sued Synonyms calumnious, defamatory, scandalous, slanderous Related Words erroneous, false, inaccurate, incorrect, inexact, invalid, off, unsound, untrue, wrong; denigrative, denigratory, depreciative, depreciatory, derogatory, detractive, disparaging, uncomplimentary, unfavorable, unflattering; invidious, objectionable; maligning, traducing, vilifying; hateful, malevolent, malicious, spiteful Near Antonyms appreciative, complimentary, favorable; adulatory, commendatory, eulogistic, hagiographic (also hagiographical), laudatory; accurate, correct, errorless, factual, right, sound, true, valid
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