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English noun: obloquy

1. obloquy (state) state of disgrace resulting from public abuse


Synonymsopprobrium


Broader (hypernym)disgrace, ignominy, shame

2. obloquy (communication) a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions


Synonymscalumniation, calumny, defamation, hatchet job, traducement


Broader (hypernym)depreciation, derogation, disparagement


Narrower (hyponym)assassination, blackwash, character assassination, epithet, libel, malignment, name, name calling, names, slander, smear, vilification









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