maligned maligned adj. Assailed with contemptuous language.

Syn: reviled. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • maligned — index accused (attacked) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Maligned — Malign Ma*lign , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Maligned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Maligning}.] [Cf. L. malignare. See {Malign}, a.] To treat with malice; to show hatred toward; to abuse; to wrong; to injure. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The people practice what… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maligned — adjective Assailed with contemptuous language Syn: reviled …   Wiktionary

  • maligned — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. reviled, scorned, rejected; see abused …   English dictionary for students

  • maligned — ma·lign || mÉ™ laɪn v. slander, make evil and untrue statements about another adj. evil, harmful …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maligned — medaling …   Anagrams dictionary

  • maligned — past of malign …   Useful english dictionary

  • much-maligned — ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe someone or something as much maligned, you mean that they are often criticized by people, but you think the criticism is unfair or exaggerated because they have good qualities too. Let us not forget that the… …   English dictionary

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  • Populism — is a discourse which supports the people versus the elites. Populism may involve either a political philosophy urging social and political system changes and/or a rhetorical style deployed by members of political or social movements competing for …   Wikipedia

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