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Detailed Synonyms for denigration in English

denigration:

denigration [the ~] noun

  1. the denigration
    – the act of expressing disapproval (especially of yourself) 1
    the denigration; the deprecation
    – the act of expressing disapproval (especially of yourself) 1
  2. the denigration
    – an abusive attack on a person's character or good name 1
    the slander; the defamation; the calumny; the denigration; the aspersion
    – an abusive attack on a person's character or good name 1
  3. the denigration
    – a belittling comment 1
    the belittling; the denigration
    – a belittling comment 1

Alternate Synonyms for "denigration":


Related Definitions for "denigration":

  1. the act of expressing disapproval (especially of yourself)1
  2. an abusive attack on a person's character or good name1
  3. a belittling comment1

denigration form of denigrate:

denigrate [the ~] noun

  1. the denigrate
    the denigrate; the blacking

denigrate verb

  1. denigrate
    – charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone 1
    to smear; to slander; denigrate; to defame; besmirch; smirch; asperse; sully; calumniate
    – charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone 1
  2. denigrate
    – cause to seem less serious; play down 1
    to minimize; to belittle; denigrate; derogate; minimise
    – cause to seem less serious; play down 1

Related Words for "denigrate":

  • denigrates, denigration

Alternate Synonyms for "denigrate":


Related Definitions for "denigrate":

  1. charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone1
  2. cause to seem less serious; play down1