Defame in a sentence as a verb

They seem to have some motive to defame Tesla.

You researched an attempt to defame another commenter on HN.

Cults defame members who leave simply because they have left, which is perceived as an act of betrayal and heresy.

It would seem to pretty clearly defame everyone who have made claims to have witnessed holocaust and been in concentration camps.

We thought it was sane to have such a rule, but the problem is that political cartoons, by definition, defame politicians.

Are you really just going to defame a company based on nothing but the granularity of Chrome's extension permissions?

WE already have a legal system in place to handle these issues, no reason to defame on the internet, which is truly a permanent record.

> One had a criminal history that included three assault charges\n\nI really dislike when "charges" are used this way to defame character.

I wondered about this after I signed a severance contract that required me not to "disclose, defame, compete, or recruit" for a set period of time.

I'd prefer to be the better person here rather than defame them publiclyIdly allowing bad and potentially evil behavior to go unrecognized and unchallenged is by no means being a good person.

So it's a win-win-win.. the supposed drug-dealers are 200k short, the people who originally donated money to defame and ruin a man's political career now feel noble and charitable again because it turns our they donated to a good cause after all, and Rob Ford's political career is ruined forever.

I'm somewhat inclined to agree.> To me, this comes off as a desperate attempt to defame this movement because it threatens to demote the status of basic technology roles from "elite magic" to "basic literacy" -- and to some people, apparently that's not an amazing social good, but a terrifying prospect of power loss.

Or if you want to be extreme why not slander, defame, denigrate, or calumniate?So if I take a balanced view and consider that there are good things about the new Apple Maps but on the whole think there was a laughable lack of quality control -- that makes me a 'hater'.Words are the functions of speech -- the API of natural language.

Defame definitions


charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"

See also: slander smirch asperse denigrate calumniate smear sully besmirch