libelous


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(used of statements) harmful and often untrue

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They didn't say that libelous complaints were justified.
He belied accusations that he uttered libelous statements against the INC during a televised interview on the news program "TV Patrol'' held at the Bayview Hotel in Manila.
Erdoy-an's lawyer, Ali Euzkaya, states in his petitions that Euz shared tweets on July 16 that include threatening, libelous and insulting elements against Erdoy-an, although Euz didn't use the prime minister's name in his tweets.
Eringer removed the false and libelous stories from his blog but has so far refused to make any payment to the Prince and others for damages.
The editors of several newspapers which had made unfounded allegations about the two victims, recently apologized publicly for their libelous coverage.
I have to take exception to the terrible advice of psychiatrist Izzy Kalman to not react to the libelous or slanderous acts of cyberbullies ("Beating the Cyberbullies" World Trends & Forecasts, September-October 2008).
But the critics must try really hard to achieve the level of libelous defamation that would result in damages against them, he added.
You'd better watch what you publish--it could be seen as libelous.
Plaintiffs Li Lan Li, a retired Beijing elementary school teacher, and Lydia Leung, a Flushing, New York beautician, called the statements "defamatory, malicious, slanderous and libelous," and have asked for damages on behalf of all Chinese.
The Nation's Health does not accept letters that are personal attacks or can potentially be defamatory or libelous.
Smolla, dean of the University of Richmond School of Law in Virginia, says that child pornography, libelous postings, and terrorist Web sites have already shown the potential of the Web to cause harm.
The Ontario Court of Appeals has ruled that a libelous posting on the Internet causes more damage than a similar statement that appears in traditional print media.
The appeals court affirmed, finding that the inmate's allegation in his grievance that a prison officer was rumored to have engaged in sexual misconduct with other officers was libelous and unprivileged.
An evildoer whose testimony before the 9/11 Commission is nothing but a grandstanding load of transparent lies in a pitiable attempt to hype sales of his libelous collection of untruths published by a subsidiary of Viacom, which also owns CBS (wink-wink).
Reuters policy prohibits advertising with "pornographic, political, religious, libelous, misleading, or deceptive" ads.