vilification

  • 1 Vilification — Vil i*fi*ca tion, n. The act of vilifying or defaming; abuse. South. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 vilification — I noun abuse, abusive language, blackening, calumniation, calumny, contemptuous language, contumely, defamation, denigration, denunciation, detraction, impugnment, invective, malediction, opprobrium, revilement, scorn, slander, smear, traducement …

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  • 3 vilification — vilify ► VERB (vilifies, vilified) ▪ speak or write about in an abusively disparaging manner. DERIVATIVES vilification noun. ORIGIN Latin vilificare, from vilis cheap, base …

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  • 4 vilification — noun Date: 1630 1. the act of vilifying ; abuse 2. an instance of vilifying ; a defamatory utterance …

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  • 5 vilification — See vilify. * * * …

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  • 6 vilification — noun slanderous or malicious defamation; character assassination See Also: vilify …

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  • 7 vilification — Synonyms and related words: abuse, assailing, assault, attack, berating, bitter words, blackening, calumny, character assassination, contumely, defamation, defamation of character, defilement, denigration, diatribe, execration, hard words,… …

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  • 8 vilification — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. defamation, slander, mudsling ing, libel, smear, criticism, verbal abuse, denunciation, *slamming, maligning, denigration, calumny, character assassination, *bad mouthing. ANT.: praising, commendation, acclaim II… …

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  • 9 vilification — vil·i·fi·ca·tion || ‚vɪlɪfɪ keɪʃn n. slander …

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  • 10 vilification — vil·i·fi·ca·tion …

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  • 11 vilification — See: vilify …

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  • 12 vilification — noun 1. a rude expression intended to offend or hurt when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse they yelled insults at the visiting team • Syn: ↑abuse, ↑insult, ↑revilement, ↑contumely • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 13 Racial vilification — is the term in the legislation of Australia that refers to a public act that encourages or incites others to hate people because of their race, nationality, country of origin, colour or ethnic origin. Public acts of this type are illegal… …

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  • 14 Racial Vilification Act 1996 — is the short title of the Act to prohibit certain conduct involving vilification of people on the ground of race. It is a part of the legislation in South Australia, assented to December 12, 1996. The act amends the Wrongs Act 1936A person must… …

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  • 15 religious vilification — /rəlɪdʒəs vɪləfəˈkeɪʃən/ (say ruhlijuhs viluhfuh kayshuhn) noun the vilification of people on the basis of their religion; usually linked with racial vilification in anti vilification laws …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 racial vilification — /reɪʃəl vɪləfəˈkeɪʃən/ (say rayshuhl viluhfuh kayshuhn) noun the vilification of people, originally on the basis of race, but now, in general use, broadened to cover derogatory national stereotypes or any other such abuse …

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  • 17 vilify — vilification, n. vilifier, n. vilifyingly, adv. /vil euh fuy /, v.t., vilified, vilifying. 1. to speak ill of; defame; slander. 2. Obs. to make vile. [1400 50; late ME < LL vilificare. See VILE, FY] Syn. 1. depreciate, disparage, calumniate,… …

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  • 18 Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 — The Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 was implemented by the Steve Bracks Labor government in the state of Victoria, Australia. It was effective from 1 January 2002.The ActThe explicit purposes of the Act are to;* To promote racial and… …

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  • 19 Hate speech — is a term for speech intended to degrade, intimidate, or incite violence or prejudicial action against a person or group of people based on their race, gender, age, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability …

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  • 20 Danny Nalliah — (born 1964[1]) is an Australian Christian evangelist pastor and young earth creationist.[2] He is the leader of Rise Up Australia, a prayer organisation, and the President of Catch the Fire Ministries. Danny Nalliah successfully defended a law… …

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