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Adjective: defamatory  di'fa-mu,to-ree [N. Amer], di'fa-mu-t(u-)ree [Brit]
  1. (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
    "Which of these contains the defamatory material?";
    - calumniatory, calumnious, denigrative, denigrating, denigratory, libellous, libelous [US], slanderous

See also: harmful

Encyclopedia: Defamatory