denigrative
adjective see denigrate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • denigrative — adjective (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign • Syn: ↑calumniatory, ↑calumnious, ↑defamatory, ↑denigrating, ↑denigratory, ↑libellous, ↑libelous, ↑slanderous …   Useful english dictionary

  • calumniatory — adjective (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign • Syn: ↑calumnious, ↑defamatory, ↑denigrative, ↑denigrating, ↑denigratory, ↑libellous, ↑libelous, ↑slanderous …   Useful english dictionary

  • calumnious — adjective (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign • Syn: ↑calumniatory, ↑defamatory, ↑denigrative, ↑denigrating, ↑denigratory, ↑libellous, ↑libelous, ↑slanderous …   Useful english dictionary

  • defamatory — adjective (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign • Syn: ↑calumniatory, ↑calumnious, ↑denigrative, ↑denigrating, ↑denigratory, ↑libellous, ↑libelous, ↑slanderous …   Useful english dictionary

  • denigrating — adjective (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign • Syn: ↑calumniatory, ↑calumnious, ↑defamatory, ↑denigrative, ↑denigratory, ↑libellous, ↑libelous, ↑slanderous …   Useful english dictionary

  • denigratory — adjective (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign • Syn: ↑calumniatory, ↑calumnious, ↑defamatory, ↑denigrative, ↑denigrating, ↑libellous, ↑libelous, ↑slanderous …   Useful english dictionary

  • libelous — adjective (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign • Syn: ↑calumniatory, ↑calumnious, ↑defamatory, ↑denigrative, ↑denigrating, ↑denigratory, ↑libellous, ↑slanderous …   Useful english dictionary

  • slanderous — adjective (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign • Syn: ↑calumniatory, ↑calumnious, ↑defamatory, ↑denigrative, ↑denigrating, ↑denigratory, ↑libellous, ↑libelous …   Useful english dictionary

  • denigrating — adj. harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign; used of statements. Syn: calumniatory, calumnious, defamatory, denigrative, libellous, libelous, slanderous. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • denigrate — transitive verb ( grated; grating) Etymology: Latin denigratus, past participle of denigrare, from de + nigrare to blacken, from nigr , niger black Date: 1526 1. to attack the reputation of ; defame < denigrate o …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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