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Synonyms for vilification

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smear, vilification, malignmentnoun

    slanderous defamation

    Synonyms:
    malignment, revilement, smudge, slur, spot, smear, insult, cytosmear, cytologic smear, contumely, blot, stain, smirch, abuse, daub

  2. abuse, insult, revilement, contumely, vilificationnoun

    a rude expression intended to offend or hurt

    "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team"

    Synonyms:
    smear, ill-treatment, malignment, contumely, insult, revilement, ill-usage, misuse, affront, maltreatment, abuse

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  1. List of paraphrases for "vilification":

    denigration, defamation, libel, slander

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#2225abuse
#2915spot
#7199blame
#12545stain
#14038misuse
#17209contempt
#17766insult
#22556condemnation
#22663smear
#24566blot
#27713defamation
#28564libel
#32649disapproval
#33274slander
#34727scorn
#42143censure
#42903reproach
#48029maltreatment
#49676smudge
#53310repudiation
#58800hissing
#59341slur
#62754affront
#64752denunciation
#94285vilification
#105484reproof
#113170daub
#122178denigration
#135732ignominy
#144901disparagement
#214595disapprobation
#261530vituperation
#291648obloquy
#314700contumely

How to use vilification in a sentence?

  1. Rafael Cruz:

    There are a lot of people here in Iowa and across the country whose hearts are breaking, watching what has happened in the last two weeks, we have seen a grossly unfair vilification of religious liberty.

  2. Courtney Radsch:

    There's a campaign of vilification of the media by President Trump.

  3. Ronald Lauder:

    This vilification of Israel, the only Jewish state on earth, quickly became an opportunity to attack Jews, much of this came from the Middle East, but it has found fertile ground throughout the world.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    There are a lot of people here in Iowa and across the country whose hearts are breaking watching what has happened in the last two weeks, we have seen a grossly unfair vilification of religious liberty.

  5. Paula Radcliffe:

    The IAAF has come in for a lot of vilification but there are probably a lot of other sporting federations, particularly where its contact and a physical strength sport, who are really watching this, they want to see what it means for the future of female sport and also what it will do in terms of the whole transgender question.

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