• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Defamingly In a defamatory manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • defamingly In a slanderous manner.
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In literature:

The Washington Post, also, ever faithful to its unsavory trust, lent its influence to this work of defamation.
"The Colored Regulars in the United States Army" by T. G. Steward
They began a campaign of defamation against Doctor Grenfell and his whole field of work.
"The Story of Grenfell of the Labrador" by Dillon Wallace
One incident from this time will show how unfairly he was being judged and how imprudent he was to front defamation with defiance.
"Oscar Wilde, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Frank Harris
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 492, 521.
"Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965" by Morris J. MacGregor Jr.
Which I, Peligny's foster-child, have framed, Nor am I by such wanton toys defamed.
"The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Christopher Marlowe
What defame will not golde salue.
"The Unfortunate Traveller, or The Life Of Jack Wilton" by Thomas Nash
Again, many a time had he, in days gone by, insulted and defamed comrades and friends.
"Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished" by R.M. Ballantyne
Ever critical, ever skeptical, by nature fault-finders and defamers, hard of hearing and of heart, they grumbled.
"Jesus the Christ" by James Edward Talmage
One day this man was heard defaming England.
"The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon" by Newell Dwight Hillis
He who can hear an absent friend defamed, without defending him, is worthy of everlasting scorn.
"Helen and Arthur" by Caroline Lee Hentz

In poetry:

What is Truth? the sland'rer says—
Is it to blast my neighbours' name;
Them defaming all my days—
Acting as though I had no shame?
"What Is Truth?" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
I simply trust fate as I ought,
While hate defames, malice reviles,
And so distorts the public thought
That even innocence defiles
All who are not adjudged by caste,
Superior and nobly classed.
"Lines To Caste" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
On the stage their act hath framed
For thy sports, O Liberty!
Doubted are they, and defamed
By the tongues their act set free,
While they quicken, tend and raise
Power that must their power displace.
"The Pro-Consuls" by Rudyard Kipling
But while you my machine defame,
Certes, for this you merit blame;
Had not that little engine there,
Your eyes diverted from the fair,
Her radiant flashes blaze so bright,
They wou'd have kill'd the Poet quite.
"The Gentleman's Answer" by Samuel Bowden
John A. Calhoun, my Joe John, don't pout about your name;
It never will disgrace you, John, but you may it defame
By doing silly things, John, and things, you ought to know,
Will but recoil upon yourself, John A. Calhoun, my Joe.
"John A. Calhoun, My Joe John" by David John Scott
Yet, though treason and fierce unreason should league and lie and defame
and smite,
We that know thee, how far below thee the hatred burns of the sons of
We that love thee, behold above thee the witness written of life in
"England CXVII" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

Mike McQueary alleges defamation, misrepresentation.
A former Penn State graduate assistant who says he saw former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy in 2001 and testified against him has sued the university for what he says is defamation and misrepresentation.
Democratic US Rep Leonard Boswell has filed a defamation lawsuit against Iowa activist Ed Fallon, after Fallon alleged that he was offered an $80,000-a-year job to not run against the congressman in 2008.
Calvary Chapel Pastor to Sue Son He Abused for Defamation.
Mom of 'Modern Family' star files defamation suit.
In an email exchange Thursday, he wrote that he sees no conflict with Nelson handling both cases and has no current plans to ask her to give the defamation suit to another judge.
Wife of Episcopal cathedral 's ex-dean had said she was defamed.
Jonathan Vilma, Roger Goodell, Defamation of Character , and Conflicts of Interest.
Hulk Hogan Sues Ex-Wife Linda For Defamation.
Zenaida Gonzalez is suing Anthony for defamation.
Jonathan Vilma moves forward in defamation case.
Saints' Jonathan Vilma pursuing defamation case against Roger Goodell as teammates blast commissioner , NFL.
(AP) — George Zimmerman is suing NBC, claiming he was defamed when the network edited his 911 call to police after the shooting of Trayvon Martin to make it sound like he was racist.
He's suing for defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress, demanding unspecified damages.
Landfill owner's defamation suit gets new judge.

In science:

Some colleagues used to apply the defaming expression “post-dictions” to explanations.
Strange Quark Matter Theory
This last affirmation smacks simply of defamation though it is interesting, nonetheless, to try to understand why religion for Sokal (and Bricmont) is a pseudoscience in the same way that astrology is.
The Latest on the Sokal Affair: Beyond Three Extremisms