Synonyms and Antonyms of denigratory
intended to make a person or thing seem of little importance or value a denigratory observation that the novel wasn't half bad—considering it was written by an actor Synonyms of denigratory belittling, contemptuous, decrying, degrading, demeaning, denigrative, derogatory, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, derisory, derogative, detractive, disdainful, disparaging, pejorative, scornful, slighting, uncomplimentaryWords Related to denigratory aspersing, 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, venomousNear Antonyms of denigratory admiring, adulatory, applauding, approving, friendly, positive; appreciative, respectful; kind, kindhearted, kindly, sympathetic, unmalicious, warm, warmheartedAntonyms of denigratory commendatory, complimentary, laudative, laudatory
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