Definition of Maligned

1. Adjective. Assailed with contemptuous language ¹



2. Verb. (past of malign) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maligned

1. malign [v] - See also: malign

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maligned

malignant nephrosclerosis
malignant neuroma
malignant oedema
malignant pustule
malignant scleritis
malignant smallpox
malignant stupor
malignant synovioma
malignant teratoma
malignant tertian fever
malignant tertian malaria
malignant tertian malarial parasite
malignant tumor
malignant tumour
malignantly
maligned (current term)
maligner
maligners
malignified
malignifies
malignify
malignifying
maligning
malignities
malignity
malignly
malignment
maligns
malihini
malihinis

Literary usage of Maligned

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1. History of the United Netherlands: From the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1879)
"... France — Motives of the Duke of Parma maligned by Commander Moreo — Ho justifies himself to the king — View of the private relations between Philip and ..."

2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"... proprietors of the American Standard, in Jersey City, " the editor of which had so much maligned the Government, and make them hoist the American flag, ..."

3. The Arenaby Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1906)
"... maligned Mr. Hearsts-Public Ownership of Natural Monopolies—Mayor Dunne on the Chicago Street-Car Situation—Three Views on the Railroad Question —Hon. ..."

4. History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak, William Nemos, Frances Fuller Victor (1888)
"... IN CONGRESS—HE is MISREPRESENTED AND maligned— ANOTHER ELECTION — CHIVALRY AND SLAVERY—BRODERICK'S DEATH DETERMINED ON—THE DUEL—CHARACTER or BRODERICK. ..."

5. Auld Lang Syne by Friedrich Max Müller (1898)
"admired and loved as Heine, but few poets also have been so viciously maligned as Heine. Society, no doubt, had a right to frown on him, but against such ..."

6. The Wall Street Point of View by Henry Clews (1900)
"We saved in 1898, by the much maligned protective tariff, an amount of money greater by half a billion than the national debt at the close of the Civil War. ..."

7. A Biographical History of Lancaster County: Being a History of Early by Alexander Harris (1872)
"In his discourses, the doctrines of his dissenting brethren were never maligned or impugned. Each individual who at any time has heard any of his sermons, ..."

8. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1880)
"... pretence to architectural discrimination ; and the climax of absurdity is attained when such unconsidered trifles as the maligned north-west tower, ..."

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