Translation of malign in Spanish:


calumniar, v.

Pronunciation: /məˈlaɪn//məˈlʌɪn/

transitive verb

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    (person) calumniar
    (person) difamar
    the much maligned director el vilipendiado director
    • you malign her no estás siendo justo con ella
    • I shall delight in maligning him at every hand's turn.
    • And yet, never has realism (to use a very broad term) been so maligned.
    • Tommy went on to pay tribute to the county footballers, saying they are often maligned.
    • In all the articles maligning students of the past two decades for apathy, the media rarely deign to mention this counterexample.
    • There was a time at mid-century when maligning the mother took a more generalized form.
    • And I thought she was one of the most maligned people in American history.
    • The Yankees and Red Sox are often maligned by the other owners for bloated payrolls.
    • Second, they'd imply that Chalabi had been unjustly maligned or demonized by opponents with other agendas to pursue.
    • Now that we have Camilla installed, her champion wrote, should we still be maligning this lady?
    • The bench has been much maligned all season, and not all of the complaints were unwarranted.
    • Shame on you, Jim Ross, for maligning a man for making the right decision.
    • While eggs may have an unhealthy image, the evidence suggests they have been unfairly maligned.
    • Prescott has been much maligned for its substantial increase in heat output.
    • Men have been so maligned by our society that they are not taken seriously when they protest.
    • Social services must be the most maligned group of people in today's society.
    • But he denied the army had been maligning politicians to discredit them.
    • Event after event causes Philip to wonder whether Rachel is a scheming murderous or grossly maligned woman.
    • He did not set out to falsely malign anyone or advance some hidden political agenda.
    • He was also taken aback because he felt the PR consultant was maligning someone who was dead.
    • A victory for the champion team Sydney has been much maligned this year.


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    (influence/intent) maligno