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Expressing disapproval or criticism.
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  1. Expressing disapproval or criticism.
  2. That deprecates; apologetic or disparaging
  3. Mildly disparaging or uncomplimentary, especially of oneself.
Tending to depreciate (in value etc.)
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Disparaging; belittling.
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  1. Disparaging; belittling.
  2. Pertaining to depreciation
  3. Diminishing in value.
Of or pertaining to derogation; that derogates
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  1. Of or pertaining to derogation; that derogates
  2. Disparaging; derogatory.
  3. Disparaging, tending or intending to be belittling.
Disparaging; belittling:
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  1. Disparaging; belittling:
  2. Tending to detract or diminish.
  3. (Archaic) Tending to lessen or impair; detracting
Cut to show the wearer's neck and chest; décolleté:
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  1. Cut to show the wearer's neck and chest; décolleté:
  2. Below average in degree, intensity, or amount:
  3. Unrefined; coarse:
Disparaging; belittling:
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  1. Disparaging; belittling:
  2. Disparaging or derogatory
  3. (Linguis.) Taking on or giving a meaning or connotation that is less favorable
Conveying or constituting a slight; belittling:
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  1. Conveying or constituting a slight; belittling:
  2. In the manner of a slight; belittling, deprecative
  3. Constituting a slight; disdainful; disparaging
Not complimentary; derogatory.
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  1. Not complimentary; derogatory.
Containing or implying calumny; slanderous or defamatory.
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  1. Containing or implying calumny; slanderous or defamatory.
  2. Full of calumnies; slanderous
Defaming or tending to defame; slanderous
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  1. Defaming or tending to defame; slanderous
  2. Used in reference to an utterance, to indicate that it is false and harmful to the reputation of another. Used in reference to an utterance, to indicate that it is false and harmful to the reputation of another.
Causing or tending to cause injury; harmful:
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  1. Causing or tending to cause injury; harmful:
  2. Offensive or insulting; hurtful:
  3. Injuring or likely to cause injury; harmful
Offensive and unfair:
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  1. Offensive and unfair:
  2. Such as to excite ill will, odium, or envy; giving offense
  3. Tending to rouse ill will, animosity, or resentment:
Causing scandal; offensive to a sense of decency or shocking to the moral feelings of the community; shameful
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  1. Causing scandal; offensive to a sense of decency or shocking to the moral feelings of the community; shameful
  2. Causing scandal; shocking:
  3. Containing material damaging to reputation; defamatory:
Uttering slander
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  1. Uttering slander
  2. Characterized by or constituting slander
  3. (Of something said) Both untrue and harmful to a reputation.
Involving or constituting a libel; defamatory.
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  1. Involving or constituting a libel; defamatory.
  2. (US) defamatory, libeling, referring to something that causes harm to someone's reputation especially with malice or disregard.
  3. (US) meeting the legal standards for libel.
Find another word for detractive. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for detractive, like: deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, derogative, derogatory, disparaging, low, pejorative, slighting and uncomplimentary.