Definition of malignation in English:

malignation

noun

  • The action of maligning or slandering. rare.

Origin

Early 16th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin malignation-, malignatio from classical Latin malignāt-, past participial stem of malignāre + -iō.

Pronunciation

malignation

/malɪɡˈneɪʃn/