A usually anonymous written communication that makes abusive or malicious statements or accusations about the recipient or another person.
The utterance of a false statement that harms the reputation of another. Although most state laws require that a defamatory statement be made with knowledge of its falsehood, in some jurisdictions a cause of action exists for negligent defamation. Libel (involving a written false statement, including statements transmitted on the Internet) and slander (spoken, as opposed to written, false statements), are both forms of defamation.
The utterance of maliciously false statements; slander.
Verbal abuse of a person or thing; censure or vituperation, esp. when widespread or general
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