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Correct spelling:
maligned
Synonyms:
detracted (verb)
cast aspersion, disparaged, abraded, derogated, depreciated, detracted, lessened, reduced, decried, defamed, discounted, diminished.
shamed (verb)
shown up, pilloried, humiliated, ridiculed, disgraced, showed up, dishonored, discomfited, stigmatized, debunked, vilified, mocked, shamed, scandalized, ostracized, exposed.
abased (verb)
mocked, disgraced, abased, dishonored, defamed, shamed, degraded, embarrassed.
slandered (verb)
sullied, besmirched, besmeared, libeled, defamed, tarnished, dishonored, scandalized, slandered, vilified, stigmatized, blackened, smeared, discredited, calumniated, shamed, badmouthed, detracted, denounced, traduced, pilloried, denigrated.
Other synonyms:
reviled, scorned, abused, rejected.
Examples of usage:
  1. Just then the kid upset the milk over trousers, and when he had come back after changing his clothes he began to talk about what a much- maligned man King Herod was. Freddie's - "My Man Jeeves", P. G. Wodehouse.
  2. Cyril, she said, you are either an excellent actor, or else- I have been maligned. - "Prescott of Saskatchewan", Harold Bindloss.
  3. But though envy was, through fear, obliged to join the general voice in applause on this occasion, there were not wanting some who maligned this completion of glory, which was now about to be fulfilled to our hero, and endeavoured to prevent it by knocking him on the head as he stood under the tree, while the ordinary was performing his last office. - "The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great", Henry Fielding.

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