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Synonyms for hearsay

idle, often sensational and groundless talk about others

Synonyms for hearsay

gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth

heard through another rather than directly

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De Lima pointed out that when the former vice mayor testified before the subcommittee, he made admission against interest by saying he was part of the alleged anomalies and that he knew what he was talking about because he was once part of it.
If that's the charge, I stand guilty, and I am proud of it." This incredible admission against interest was made by David Rockefeller in his own book, Memoirs (2002).
I may say not only as a lawyer but also as a former regional trial court judge because under the rules of evidence there is a specific provision on admission against interest which gives the highest priority order," she said.
In a significant admission against interest, Macedo stated that his reason for being implanted was because of "widespread corruption" in his own government, which is "considered to be a major factor in the authorities' lack of success in tackling the kidnap problem." It was further announced that the surveillance system would "serve both as an identity device and a tracking mechanism should they be kidnapped."
"Being an admission against interest, her statements deserve serious consideration by the court.