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Synonyms for detraction
dɪˈtræk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. detraction, petty criticism(noun)

    a petty disparagement

    Synonyms:
    petty criticism

  2. detraction(noun)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. detraction

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. detraction(n.)

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

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#56189derogation
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How to use detraction in a sentence?

  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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