Synonyms and Antonyms of depreciative
intended to make a person or thing seem of little importance or value the usual depreciative comments by the troops about the food in the mess hall Synonyms belittling, contemptuous, decrying, degrading, demeaning, denigrative, denigratory, deprecatory, derogatory, depreciatory, derisory, derogative, detractive, disdainful, disparaging, pejorative, scornful, slighting, uncomplimentaryRelated Words 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 admiring, adulatory, applauding, approving, friendly, positive; appreciative, respectful; kind, kindhearted, kindly, sympathetic, unmalicious, warm, warmheartedAntonyms commendatory, complimentary, laudative, laudatory
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