Scandal synonyms

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Very bad reputation; notoriety; disgrace; dishonor
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A piece of unverified information of uncertain origin usually spread by word of mouth.
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An out of court statement offered for the truth of the matter asserted. Testimony of a witness as to statements made by another individual who is not present in the courtroom to testify; generally not admissible because of unreliability (the hearsay rule), but there have been many significant exceptions to the rule, where there are certain indicia of reliability. See also excited utterance.
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The definition of scandalous is a morally shocking or indecent person, thing or action, or something that hurts a person's reputation.
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Something to regret.
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Loss of honor, respect, or reputation; shame.
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A source or cause of being embarrassed:
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A base act.
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Absence or loss of belief or trust; disbelief; doubt
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A false or unsupported, malicious statement (spoken or published), especially one which is injurious to a person's reputation; the making of such a statement
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Damage to or loss of reputation.
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A taking away; detracting
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Obloquy is verbal abuse, or disgrace resulting from abuse.
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A false and malicious statement meant to hurt someone's reputation
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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.
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Opprobrium is a shameful act or the disgrace of a shameful act.
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Blame or disapproval:
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A damaging or disparaging remark; slander; innuendo
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The action of slandering a person without that person's knowledge.
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Rumor or talk of a personal, sensational, or intimate nature.
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(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
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Excessive flattery or admiration.
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Excessive, untrue, or insincere praise; exaggerated compliment or attention
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Lacking respectability, as in character, behavior, or appearance.
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Characterized by extremely brutal or cruel crimes; vicious.
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Conspicuously bad, offensive, or reprehensible:
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The definition of heinous is very evil or horrible.
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The definition of infamous describes a person who has done terrible things and is known for a bad reputation.
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Having a bad odor
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Widely but unfavorably known or talked about
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The definition of outrageous is someone or something that is not in good taste, violent or extremely unusual.
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Appropriate to or characteristic of a villain:
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A formal exposition of facts.
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Great dishonor, shame, or humiliation.
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Strong dislike, contempt, or aversion.
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The resentful anger aroused by such acts.
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A dye used to stain material for microscopic study
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The malicious denunciation or slandering of another person, especially as part of an effort to ruin the reputation of a public figure.
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Slanderous or malicious defamation; character assassination
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(Uncountable) The act or crime of displaying such a statement publicly.
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The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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Plural form of crime
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An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure:
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Any unclean or soiling matter, as mud, dust, dung, trash, etc.; filth
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disgraceful gossip about the private lives of other people
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Find another word for scandal. In this page you can discover 51 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scandal, like: infamy, rumor, hearsay, scandalous, shame, disgrace, embarrassment, turpitude, discredit, blot on one's escutcheon and slander.