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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (used of statements) harmful and often untrue.

Usage examples (32)
  • Adjective : She claimed that the article in the magazine was defamatory
  • He went so far as to deploy the legally fraught term defamatory, which is the musteline way of subtly raising the specter of a legal threat.
  • Defamation is generally defined as a defamatory statement about a person causing injury to the person's reputation.
  • Palin attorney warns media over 'defamatory' charges for more
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