Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun vilification

2 senses of vilification

Sense 1
smear, vilification, malignment -- (slanderous defamation)
       => defamation, calumny, calumniation, obloquy, traducement, hatchet job -- (a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions)

Sense 2
abuse, insult, revilement, contumely, vilification -- (a rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team")
       => disrespect, discourtesy -- (an expression of lack of respect)

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