Synonyms and Antonyms of detractive
intended to make a person or thing seem of little importance or value used the detractive epithet “McJob” to describe what his feckless son-in-law did for work Synonyms of detractive belittling, contemptuous, decrying, degrading, demeaning, denigrative, denigratory, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, derisory, derogative, derogatory, disdainful, disparaging, pejorative, scornful, slighting, uncomplimentaryWords Related to detractive 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 detractive admiring, adulatory, applauding, approving, friendly, positive; appreciative, respectful; kind, kindhearted, kindly, sympathetic, unmalicious, warm, warmheartedAntonyms of detractive commendatory, complimentary, laudative, laudatory
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