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Synonyms for detraction
dɪˈtræk ʃənde·trac·tion

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  1. detraction

    diminution, deterioration, depreciation, slander, backbiting, derogation

    augmentation, improvement, enhancement, eulogy, compliment, flattery

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  1. detraction, petty criticismnoun

    a petty disparagement

    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"

    petty criticism

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  1. detractionnoun

    depreciation, slander, calumny, defamation, disparagement, derogation, censure

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  1. 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.

  2. The Talmud:

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


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