Slanderous vs Maledicent - What's the difference?

slanderous | maledicent |


As adjectives the difference between slanderous and maledicent

is that slanderous is (of something said) both untrue and harmful to a reputation while maledicent is ((archaic)) one who enjoys using slanderous language.

slanderous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (of something said) Both untrue and harmful to a reputation.
  • Synonyms

    * defamatory * libelous * See also

    maledicent

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • ((archaic)) one who enjoys using slanderous language
  • (archaic) reproachful in speech
  • (archaic) slanderous
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