character assassination

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Synonyms for character assassination

the expression of injurious, malicious statements about someone

Synonyms for character assassination

an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation

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The story progresses with good behind-the-scenes quotes, bad times, character assassinations, statistics and records to the fulfilment of the dream for the supporters of the club.
Political character assassinations comfort our enemies and destroy the fiber of democracy.
The wife of the millionaire novelist called for an end to the culture of spin and character assassinations.
That episode made me understand how much pain had been inflicted on good and decent Americans by McCarthy's reckless and irresponsible character assassinations.