Definition of character assassination in English:

character assassination

Syllabification: char·ac·ter as·sas·si·na·tion

noun

  • The malicious and unjustified harming of a person’s good reputation.
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    • They have indulged in character assassination, slander and libel, and the sloppiest, least scientific thinking imaginable.
    • Towards the end, the campaign took on a markedly personal form with character assassination and mudslinging becoming the order of the day.
    • Now he is suffering character assassination through leaks and attacks under parliamentary privilege.

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