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Antonyms for detraction
dɪˈtræk ʃənde·trac·tion

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  1. detraction

    Antonyms:
    augmentation, improvement, enhancement, eulogy, compliment, flattery

    Synonyms:
    diminution, deterioration, depreciation, slander, backbiting, derogation

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  1. detraction, petty criticismnoun

    a petty disparagement

    Synonyms:
    petty criticism

  2. detractionnoun

    the act of discrediting or detracting from someone's reputation (especially by slander)

    "let it be no detraction from his merits to say he is plainspoken"

    Synonyms:
    petty criticism

How to use detraction in a sentence?

  1. The Talmud:

    Mention not a blemish which is thy own in detraction of a neighbour.

  2. Pimco Group:

    The Fund's interest rate strategies in the U.S., U.K., and euro zone benefited, the recovery in breakeven inflation rates helped the Fund's TIPS holdings offset detraction from an underweight to corporate credit.

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#2173improvement
#6534enhancement
#14202augmentation
#17021compliment
#48701eulogy
#54022flattery
#243388detraction

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