Slanderousness
Slanderous Slan"der*ous, a. 1. Given or disposed to slander; uttering slander. ``Slanderous tongue.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Embodying or containing slander; calumnious; as, slanderous words, speeches, or reports. [1913 Webster] -- {Slan"der*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Slan"der*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • slanderousness — noun see slander II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slanderousness — noun The state or condition of being slanderous …   Wiktionary

  • slanderousness — slan·der·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • slanderousness — noun see slanderous …   Useful english dictionary

  • slander — I. transitive verb (slandered; slandering) Date: 13th century to utter slander against ; defame Synonyms: see malign • slanderer noun II. noun Etymology: Middle English sclaundre, slaundre …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slander — slanderer, n. slanderingly, adv. slanderous, adj. slanderously, adv. slanderousness, n. /slan deuhr/, n. 1. defamation; calumny: rumors full of slander. 2. a malicious, false, and defamatory statement or report: a slander against his good name …   Universalium

  • slander — /ˈslændə / (say slanduh), /ˈslandə/ (say slahnduh) noun 1. defamation; calumny. 2. a malicious, false, and defamatory statement or report. 3. Law defamation in a transient form, as speech. –verb (t) 4. to utter slander concerning; defame. –verb… …   Australian English dictionary

  • κακογλωσσίαν — κακογλωσσίᾱν , κακογλωσσία slanderousness fem acc sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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