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Definition of "calumniation" [ca•lum•ni•a•tion]

  • A false accusation, or a malicious statement, about someone. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "calumniation" in a sentence
  • "If we're going by just "overrated" not all the way to "terribly disappointing" I'd like to nominate Lolita, as, even though it's a calumniation of many Nabikov obsessions, it is certainly not his best."
  • "Thou hast grieved over my calumniation, and likewise hast lamented the damage to my good name."
  • "My friend Rafael Sabatini, than whom no man living has dug deeper into Borgia history, explains the calumniation of Lucretia in this fashion: Adultery and promiscuous intercourse were the fashion in Rome at the time of Alexander VI."