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an uncomplimentary description of the town in which the writer grew up
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United's Jones is never far away from an uncomplimentary photograph and is no stranger to having them trolled by many, as they're often plastered over the back pages of the morning papers after match-day.
His work as a California legislator was uniformly (and successfully) progressive, and his Twitter is a waterfall of uncomplimentary thoughts about President Donald Trump.
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First Known Use of uncomplimentary
Synonymsbelittling, contemptuous, decrying, degrading, demeaning, denigrative, denigratory, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, derisory, derogative, detractive, disdainful, disparaging, pejorative, scornful, slighting, derogatory
Antonymscommendatory, complimentary, laudative, laudatory
Related Wordsaspersing, calumnious, defamatory, insulting, libelous (or libellous), maligning, slandering, slanderous, vilifying; abusive, opprobrious, scurrilous; catty, cruel, despiteful, hateful, malevolent, malicious, malign, malignant, mean, nasty, spiteful, unkind, virulent; critical, denunciative, denunciatory; acrimonious, bitter, envious, jaundiced, jealous, rancorous, resentful; acrid, caustic, scathing, venomous
Near Antonymsadmiring, adulatory, applauding, approving, friendly, positive; appreciative, respectful; kind, kindhearted, kindly, sympathetic, unmalicious, warm, warmhearted
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