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Noun: vilification  ,vi-lu-fu'key-shun
  1. Slanderous defamation
    - smear, malignment
  2. A rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no vilification";
    - abuse, insult, revilement, contumely [archaic]

Derived forms: vilifications

Type of: calumniation, calumny, defamation, discourtesy, disrespect, hatchet job, obloquy, traducement

Encyclopedia: Vilification