Synonyms and Antonyms of detraction
the act of making a person or a thing seem little or unimportant <her inevitable detraction of every new idea is annoying to the other club members> Synonyms belittlement, denigration, deprecation, derogation, depreciation, diminishment, disparagement, put-downRelated Words aspersion, backbiting, calumny, defamation, libel, slander, vilification; derision, mockery, ridicule; abuse, invective, vituperation; censure, condemnation, criticism, denouncement, denunciation; de-emphasis, minimization, soft-pedalingNear Antonyms acclaim, praise; approbation, approval, blessing, commendation; hype, pufferyAntonyms aggrandizement, ennoblement, exaltation, glorification, magnification
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