- Abusively disparaging speech or writing: the vilification of minority groupingsMore example sentences
condemnation, criticism, censure, castigation, denunciation, vituperation, abuse, flak, defamation, denigration, disparagement, obloquy, opprobrium, derogation, slander, revilement, reviling, calumny, calumniation, execration, excoriation, lambasting, upbraiding, a bad press, character assassination, attack, invective, libel, insults, aspersions• archaic contumely
- 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.