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Meaning of VILIFICATION

Pronunciation:  v`ilufuk'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  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"
  2. [n]  slanderous defamation
 

VILIFICATION is a 12 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: abuse, contumely, insult, malignment, revilement, smear
 
 See Also: billingsgate, calumny, cut, defamation, discourtesy, disrespect, hatchet job, invective, low blow, obloquy, scurrility, stinger, traducement, vitriol, vituperation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vil`i*fi*ca"tion\, n.
The act of vilifying or defaming; abuse. --South.

 

 

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