Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun denigration

3 senses of denigration

Sense 1
denigration, belittling -- (a belittling comment)
       => disparagement, depreciation, derogation -- (a communication that belittles somebody or something)

Sense 2
aspersion, calumny, slander, defamation, denigration -- (an abusive attack on a person's character or good name)
       => attack -- (strong criticism; "he published an unexpected attack on my work")

Sense 3
deprecation, denigration -- (the act of expressing disapproval (especially of yourself))
       => disparagement, dispraise -- (the act of speaking contemptuously of)

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