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def·a·ma·tion

 (dĕf′ə-mā′shən)
n.
The act of defaming; calumny, slander, or libel.

de·fam′a·to′ry (dĭ-făm′ə-tôr′ē) adj.

defamatory

(dɪˈfæmətərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
(Law) injurious to someone's name or reputation
deˈfamatorily adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.defamatory - (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
harmful - causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"

defamatory

defamatory

adjective
Damaging to the reputation:
Law: libelous.
Translations

defamatory

[dɪˈfæmətərɪ] ADJ [article, statement] → difamatorio

defamatory

[dɪˈfæmətəri] adj [article, statement, remark] → diffamant(e)

defamatory

defamatory

[dɪˈfæmətrɪ] adj (frm) → diffamatorio/a
References in classic literature ?
I can well believe," replied Don Quixote, "that if Sacripante or Roland had been poets they would have given the damsel a trimming; for it is naturally the way with poets who have been scorned and rejected by their ladies, whether fictitious or not, in short by those whom they select as the ladies of their thoughts, to avenge themselves in satires and libels- a vengeance, to be sure, unworthy of generous hearts; but up to the present I have not heard of any defamatory verse against the Lady Angelica, who turned the world upside down.
He did not take in the paper containing the defamatory article, and had passed the morning in writing letters and in trying a horse.
Such may likewise be suspected of deserving this character, who, without assigning any particular faults, condemn the whole in general defamatory terms; such as vile, dull, d--d stuff, &c.
para]]LOS ANGELES, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen Jaffe, a blogger/writer for the Huffington Post, and media expert in the field of crisis management, who served as a consultant to President Clinton's task force during the Starr investigation, addressed the highly controversial question whether or not Google is responsible for defamatory articles listed in its searches.
Angry Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett was forced to adjourn business for an hour as the Opposition party accused Labour leader Joan Burton of making defamatory comments.
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company, has received a favourable ruling a from a London court on the meaning of key elements of the defamatory articles published about him by Forbes in April 2013, a statement said.
London Court Affirms Forbes Made Defamatory Accusations
The Public Prosecution also ordered the confiscation of defamatory books and the funds as well as shutting down the library and sealing it.
The Public Prosecution also ordered confiscation of the defamatory books and the funds as well as shutting down the library and sealing it off.
Austin, Texas-based Buckeye Brine alleges in a July lawsuit that the billboards paid for by Michael Boals, of Coshocton in eastern Ohio, contain false and defamatory attacks against its two wells, which dispose of contaminated wastewater from oil and gas drilling.
London, July 5 ( ANI ): Scarlett Johansson will be getting 2,500 euros as damage charges from novelist Gregoire Delacourt for basing a defamatory "doppelganger" character on her, in his book 'The First Thing We Look'.
Robina, in her notice which she served under Section 8 of the Defamation Ordinance 2002, claimed that defamatory words were used against her in the programme.