de-, 不，非，使相反。fame, 名声。即诽谤，造成不好的名声。
- defame:  The main source of defame (originally, in Middle English, diffame) is Old French diffamer, which came from Latin diffāmāre ‘spread damaging rumours about’, a compound verb formed from the prefix dis-, denoting ‘ruination’, and fāma ‘report, fame’ (source of English fame).
- defame (v.)
- c. 1300, from Old French defamer (13c., Modern French diffamer), from Medieval Latin defamare, from Latin diffamare "to spread abroad by ill report, make a scandal of," from dis- suggestive of ruination + fama "a report, rumor" (see fame (n.)). Related: Defamed; defaming.
- 1. The article is an attempt to defame an honest man.
- 2. We expect politicians to defame each other in an election year.
- 3. To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame.
- 攻击人格或名誉; 说坏话; 诽谤.
- 4. Their attempt to defame China will get nowhere.
- 5. CNN host Kafudi vicious attacks on abusive defame China to insult the Chinese people's remarks.
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