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libellous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Libelous  \Li"bel*ous\  (l[imac]"b[e^]l*[u^]s),  a. 
  Containing  or  involving  a  libel;  defamatory;  containing  that 
  which  exposes  some  person  to  public  hatred,  contempt,  or 
  ridicule;  as  a  libelous  pamphlet.  [Written  also 
  {libellous}.]  --  {Li"bel*ous*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  libellous 
  adj  :  (used  of  statements)  harmful  and  often  untrue;  tending  to 
  discredit  or  malign  [syn:  {calumniatory},  {calumnious}, 
  {defamatory},  {denigrative},  {denigrating},  {denigratory}, 
  {libelous},  {slanderous}] 




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