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Synonyms for decry
dɪˈkraɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. condemn, reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate(verb)

    express strong disapproval of

    "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"

    Synonyms:
    condemn, chasten, correct, castigate, doom, sentence, excoriate, reprobate, chastise, chafe, objurgate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. decry

    To decry is to cry down, in some noisy, public, or conspicuous manner. A witness or a statement is discredited; the currency is depreciated; a good name is dishonored by unworthy conduct; we underestimate in our own minds; we may underrate or undervalue in statement to others. These words are used, with few exceptions, of things such as qualities, merits, attainments, etc. To disparage is to belittle by damaging comparison or suggestion; it is used only of things. A man's achievements are disparaged, his motives depreciated, his professions discredited; he himself is calumniated, slandered, etc. Compare SLANDER.

    See synonyms for PRAISE.

    Synonyms:
    belittle, carp at, depreciate, derogate from, detract from, discredit, dishonor, disparage, lower, underestimate, underrate, undervalue

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. decry

    Synonyms:
    depreciate, traduce, vituperate, disparage, defame, vilify, derogate, detract, censure, abase, denounce

    Antonyms:
    extol, laud, praise, eulogize, panegyrize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. decry(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disparage, depreciate, discredit, condemn, traduce, cry down, run down, bring into disrepute, bring discredit on

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    denounce, denounces, censor

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