Definition of vilification in English:

vilification

Line breaks: vili¦fi|ca¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌvɪlɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n
 
/

noun

[mass 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.
Synonyms

More definitions of vilification

Definition of vilification in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day semblance
Pronunciation: ˈsɛmbləns
noun
the outward appearance or apparent form of something…