HyperDic: obloquy

English > 2 senses of the word obloquy:
NOUNstateobloquy, opprobriumstate of disgrace resulting from public abuse
communicationobloquy, defamation, calumny, calumniation, traducement, hatchet joba false / false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
English > obloquy: 2 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningstate of disgrace resulting from public abuse.
Synonymopprobrium
Broadershame, disgrace, ignominyA state of dishonor
Spanishcalumnia, oprobio
English > obloquy: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA false / false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions.
Synonymsdefamation, calumny, calumniation, traducement, hatchet job
Narrowercharacter assassination, assassination, blackwashAn attack intended to ruin someone's reputation
libelA false / false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person
name, epithetA defamatory or abusive word or phrase
name calling, namesverbal abuse
slanderwords falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
smear, vilification, malignmentslanderous defamation
Broaderdisparagement, depreciation, derogationA communication that belittles somebody or something
Spanishcalumnia, difamación, maledicencia, traducement
Catalancalúmnia, difamació, maldiença, maledicència, traducement

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