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Meaning of DENIGRATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of expressing disapproval (especially of yourself)
  2. [n]  an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
  3. [n]  a belittling comment
 

DENIGRATION is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: aspersion, belittling, calumny, defamation, deprecation, slander
 
 See Also: attack, depreciation, derogation, disparagement, disparagement, dispraise

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Den`i*gra"tion\, n. [L. denigratio.]
1. The act of making black. --Boyle.

2. Fig.: A blackening; defamation.

         The vigorous denigration of science.  --Morley.

 

 

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