- vilify ► VERB (vilifies, vilified) ▪ speak or write about in an abusively disparaging manner.DERIVATIVES vilification noun.ORIGIN Latin vilificare, from vilis 'cheap, base' .
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Vilification — Vil i*fi*ca tion, n. The act of vilifying or defaming; abuse. South. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
vilification — I noun abuse, abusive language, blackening, calumniation, calumny, contemptuous language, contumely, defamation, denigration, denunciation, detraction, impugnment, invective, malediction, opprobrium, revilement, scorn, slander, smear, traducement … Law dictionary
vilification — noun Date: 1630 1. the act of vilifying ; abuse 2. an instance of vilifying ; a defamatory utterance … New Collegiate Dictionary
vilification — See vilify. * * * … Universalium
vilification — noun slanderous or malicious defamation; character assassination See Also: vilify … Wiktionary
vilification — Synonyms and related words: abuse, assailing, assault, attack, berating, bitter words, blackening, calumny, character assassination, contumely, defamation, defamation of character, defilement, denigration, diatribe, execration, hard words,… … Moby Thesaurus
vilification — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. defamation, slander, mudsling ing, libel, smear, criticism, verbal abuse, denunciation, *slamming, maligning, denigration, calumny, character assassination, *bad mouthing. ANT.: praising, commendation, acclaim II… … English dictionary for students
vilification — vilÂ·iÂ·fiÂ·caÂ·tion || â€švÉªlÉªfÉª keÉªÊƒn n. slander … English contemporary dictionary
vilification — vil·i·fi·ca·tion … English syllables
vilification — See: vilify … English dictionary