Definition of vilification in English:

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vilification

Pronunciation: /ˌviləfəˈkāSH(ə)n/

noun

Abusively disparaging speech or writing: the vilification of minority groupings
More example sentences
  • This campaign of vilification has had two main sources.
  • But on the face of it, the content of the books did not appear to constitute racial vilification or incitement to violence, he said.
  • He has faced public humiliation and vilification with the same equanimity that he received public acknowledgement and praise.

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Syllabification: vil·i·fi·ca·tion

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