Synonyms for Maligned:
abused, scorned, rejected.
dishonored, degraded, shamed, Defamed, embarrassed, disgraced, Mocked, Abased.
diminished, reduced, Detracted, Depreciated, Disparaged, Derogated, Discounted, cast aspersion, lessened, Decried, abraded.
humiliated, discomfited, Ridiculed, showed up, Ostracized, exposed, shown up, debunked.
Traduced, besmeared, Libeled, discredited, badmouthed, besmirched, Stigmatized, smeared, Pilloried, Slandered, sullied, Calumniated, blackened, tarnished, Denounced, Vilified, denigrated, Scandalized.
Usage examples for maligned
" The lieutenant had maligned the captain. – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher