Detractingly \De*tract"ing*ly\, adv. In a detracting manner. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • detractingly — de·tract·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • detractingly — adverb : in a detracting manner * * * detractˈingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑detract …   Useful english dictionary

  • detract — detractingly, adv. detractor, n. /di trakt /, v.i. 1. to take away a part, as from quality, value, or reputation (usually fol. by from). v.t. 2. to draw away or divert; distract: to detract another s attention from more important issues. 3.… …   Universalium

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