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Definition of Defamation


  1. Act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication, written or oral; the wrong of maliciously injuring the good name of another; slander; detraction; calumny; aspersion.

Defamation Quotations

The public is increasingly disgusted with a steady diet of defamation, and prepared to reward those who refrain from it.
Mitch Daniels

My initial response was to sue her for defamation of character, but then I realized that I had no character.
Charles Barkley

We want to protect freedom of speech, but it is not unlimited freedom of speech. There has always been rules around defamation, slander and libel, and in Victoria, we have effective rules on racial and religious vilification.
Denis Napthine

As a lawyer who has dealt in defamation, I know that someone's reputation has to be lowered in the eyes of right-thinking people to sue.
David Hunt

There should be resolutions adopted in top international institutions, which are binding on all states and governments in the world, to forbid the defamation of religions.
Hassan Nasrallah
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Defamation Translations

defamation in German is Verleumdung
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