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English noun: denigration

1. denigration (communication) a belittling comment


Broader (hypernym)depreciation, derogation, disparagement

2. denigration (act) an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

Synonymsaspersion, calumny, defamation, slander

Broader (hypernym)attack

3. denigration (act) the act of expressing disapproval (especially of yourself)


Broader (hypernym)disparagement, dispraise

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