denigration: meaning and definitions

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What is denigration?

What is denigration?

  • To attack the character or reputation of; speak ill of; defame:"Speakers before the United States Chamber of Commerce rarely denigrate the businessman as an economic force"(John Kenneth Galbraith).
  • To disparage; belittle: The movie critics denigrated the director's latest film. See Synonyms at disparage.

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