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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ca·lum·ni·ous a.  Containing or implying calumny; false, malicious, and injurious to reputation; slanderous; as, calumnious reports.
    Virtue itself 'scapes not calumnious strokes.   --Shak.
 . Slanderous; defamatory; scurrilous; opprobrious; derogatory; libelous; abusive.
 -- Ca*lum*ni*ous*ly, adv. -- Ca*lum*ni*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to
            discredit or malign [syn: calumniatory, defamatory,
             denigrative, denigrating, denigratory, libellous,
             libelous, slanderous]