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belittlement

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of belittlement

  1. the act of making a person or a thing seem little or unimportant an unconscionable belittlement of his spouse in public Synonyms of belittlement depreciation, denigration, deprecation, derogation, detraction, diminishment, disparagement, put-downWords Related to belittlement aspersion, backbiting, calumny, defamation, libel, slander, vilification; derision, mockery, ridicule; abuse, invective, vituperation; censure, condemnation, criticism, denouncement, denunciation; de-emphasis, minimization, soft-pedalingNear Antonyms of belittlement acclaim, praise; approbation, approval, blessing, commendation; hype, pufferyAntonyms of belittlement aggrandizement, ennoblement, exaltation, glorification, magnification


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