Making of an abusive remark on or relating to one's person instead of providing evidence when examining another person's claims or comments.
Personal-attack Sentence Examples
In 1893 he founded Le Chambard, and was imprisoned for a year (1894) on account of a personal attack upon the president, Casimir-Perier.
Buchanan's severe epigram, perhaps the only unfriendly words in the flood of contemporary praise, may be explained as a protest against the compromise which Major appeared to offer rather than as a personal attack on his teacher.
On the eve of the crucial election of 1800, [Hamilton] wrote a bitter personal attack on the president (containing much confidential cabinet information), which was intended for private circulation, but which was secured and published by Aaron Burr, his legal and political rival.
It offers free door locks and personal attack to 1,800 homes in Cardiff and surrounding area each year.
The letter was a personal attack on the police constable, which I would say was very unfair.