Calumnious Ca*lum"ni*ous, a. [L. calumniosus.] Containing or implying calumny; false, malicious, and injurious to reputation; slanderous; as, calumnious reports. [1913 Webster]

Virtue itself 'scapes not calumnious strokes. --Shak.

Syn: . Slanderous; defamatory; scurrilous; opprobrious; derogatory; libelous; abusive. -- {Ca*lum"ni*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Ca*lum"ni*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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