Defamatory Synonyms and Antonyms

dēfamətôrē, difamətôrē

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Synonyms for Defamatory

(US) defamatory, libeling, referring to something that causes harm to someone's reputation especially with malice or disregard.
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Characterized by improper or wrongful use:
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Characterized by or constituting slander
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Full of calumnies; slanderous
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Tending to detract or draw.
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(Of an action or task) causing ill will towards the actor; causing offense.
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Causing scandal; shocking:
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(used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
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(used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
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Tending to denigrate.
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(UK) Alternative spelling of libelous.
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Antonyms for Defamatory

libelous, slanderous
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libelous, slanderous
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The definition of complimentary is something that is free or included in a larger cost.
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libelous, slanderous
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Expressing approbation; commending; as, an approving smile.
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Words Related to Defamatory

The definition of opprobrious is something that is disrespectful or that expresses shame or disgrace.
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Designed or used for carrying out a hostile or aggressive attack
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Damaging to the reputation
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A statement that describes invariable relationships among phenomena under a specified set of conditions. Boyle's law, for instance, describes what will happen to the volume of an ideal gas if its pressure changes and its temperature remains the same. The conditions under which some physical laws hold are idealized (for example, there are no ideal gases in the real world), thus some physical laws apply universally but only approximately.
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