HyperDic: denigration

English > 3 senses of the word denigration:
NOUNcommunicationdenigration, belittlinga belittling comment
actdenigration, aspersion, calumny, slander, defamationan abusive attack on a person's character or good name
actdenigration, deprecationthe act of expressing disapproval (especially of yourself)
English > denigration: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA belittling comment.
Synonymbelittling
Broaderdisparagement, depreciation, derogationA communication that belittles somebody or something
Spanishdenigración, despectivo, maledicencia
Verbsdenigratecause to seem less serious
English > denigration: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn abusive attack on a person's character or good name.
Synonymsaspersion, calumny, slander, defamation
BroaderattackStrong criticism
Spanishcalumnia, comadreo, difamación
Catalancalúmnia, difamació
Verbsdenigratecharge falsely / falsely or with malicious intent
English > denigration: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of expressing disapproval (especially of yourself).
Synonymdeprecation
Broaderdisparagement, dispraiseThe act of speaking contemptuously of
Spanishdenigración, deprecación
Catalandenigració, deprecació
Verbsdenigratecause to seem less serious

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