The malicious denunciation or slandering of another person, especially as part of an effort to ruin the reputation of a public figure.
A damaging or disparaging remark; slander; innuendo
The definition of calumny is a lie or the act of saying a lie that is intended to be hurtful.
Defamation is defined as the act of ruining someone's reputation through slander or libel.
(Law) Oral communication of false and malicious statements that damage the reputation of another.
An instance of disparaging or belittlement.
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
A display; a manifestation:
Find another word for denigration. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for denigration, like: character assassination, deprecation, demonisation, disavowal, calumniation, belittling, aspersion, calumny, defamation, detraction and scandal.