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2 Translation results for malign in Spanish

adjective | verb

malign adjective

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maligno

Example sentences of
malign adjective

  • both parties to the divorce showed a malign desire to make each other's future life utterly miserable

Detailed synonyms for malign adjective

malign verb

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maligned, has maligned, is maligning, maligns
calumniar, difamar

Example sentences of
malign verb

  • Her supporters say she is being unfairly maligned in the press.
  • a candidate who believes that it is possible to win an election without maligning anyone

Synonyms of
malign verb

Detailed synonyms for malign verb

Malign, vilify, defame, slander, libel, denigrate, smear significan causar daño o perjuicio a una persona o cosa como consecuencia de haber hablado mal de ella.
  • Malign connota una distorsión específica, y a menudo sutil, pero no siempre indica el mentir de forma deliberada <the team has been much maligned recently>.
    antonyms: defend
  • Vilify indica el intento de destruir una reputación mediante el insulto manifiesto y directo <vilified by the press>.
  • Defame recalca la pérdida o el perjuicio de la buena reputación <claimed her reputation had been defamed>.
  • Slander recalca el sufrimiento de la víctima como resultado de calumnias orales o escritas <widely slandered as a traitor during the war>.
  • Libel indica el imprimir, escribir, publicar o circular algo que difama a una persona o su reputación <sued the magazine for libel>.
  • Denigrate connota tratar de dañar la reputación de alguien al decir cosas malas o falsas acerca de ella <constantly denigrating him to anyone who will listen>.
  • Smear sugiere envilecer, especialmente al difundir cargos graves secreta y maliciosamente <she had smeared her opponent with lies about his past>.

Reverse translation for malign

maligno  - malignant, evil, harmful, malign 
calumniar  - to slander, to libel 
difamar  - to defame, to slander 
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