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defamatory

di fa muh taw ree

  • s  (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign

  • He says her e-mails were borderline defamatory.
  • Eugene Cardinal Tisserant, 85, dean of the college of cardinals, wrote a letter to Suenens reportedly charging that his public statements were defamatory and slanderous.
  • At the same time, volunteers have been trying to improve Wikipedia's trustworthiness, which has been sullied by a few defamatory hoaxes most notably, one involving the .
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  • Larry Birkhead in Forbes
    It's totally false and defamatory,Birkhead said. "This book is fueled by Internet gossip and tabloid reports. She never once tried to contact me or Howard to see if any of these things were true."
  • Howard K Stern in International Herald Tribune
    Defendants have exploited Ms. Smith's life and death by publishing false and defamatory factual accusations againstStern, according to the 65-page lawsuit filed by Atlanta lawyer Lin Wood.
  • Carol Corrigan in Forbes
    In the California case, Associate Justice Carol A. Corrigan wrote that "the prospect of blanket immunity for those who intentionally redistribute defamatory statements on the Internet has disturbing implications."

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