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Definition of "vilification" []

  • Slanderous or malicious defamation; character assassination (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vilification" in a sentence
  • "“The concept of vilification is about inciting hatred and really promoting and provoking serious contempt and revulsion of other people because of their race or religion.”"
  • "All credit goes to Debra Burlingame, who had the courage to tell us what was happening at the site in her original Wall Street Journal op-ed and to stand up to nothing less than personal vilification from the editorial page of The New York Times."
  • "His stinging 1938 memoir Homage to Catalonia brought him vilification from the left."