Obtrectation Ob`trec*ta"tion, n. [L. obtrectatio, from obtrectare to detract from through envy. See {Detract}.] Slander; detraction; calumny. [Obs.] --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Obtrectation — (v. lat.), Verkleinerung, Verleumdung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Obtrectation — Obtrectation, lat. deutsch, Herabwürdigung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • obtrectation — index bad repute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • obtrectation — Obtrectation, f. acut. Obtrectatio …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • obtrectation — noun see obtrect …   Useful english dictionary

  • bad repute — I noun abasement, abjection, abjectness, abomination, allegation, amoralism, amorality, animadversion, antagonism, aspersion, attaint, bad character, bad influence, bad name, betrayal, calumniation, calumny, castigation, censoriousness, censure,… …   Law dictionary

  • Detraction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Detraction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 detraction detraction disparagement depreciation vilification obloquy scurrility scandal defamation aspersion traducement slander calumny obtrectation …   English dictionary for students

  • aspersion — n 1. defamation, denigration, vilification, vituperation, scandal, yellow journalism, Inf. skeleton in the closet; censure, reproach, reflection, denunciation, curse, malediction, railing, invective, commination, revilement, animadversion,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • obtrect — transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin obtrectare to detract from, from ob + trectare (from tractare to draw, handle, manage, treat) more at treat obsolete : slander • obtrectation noun …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”