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pejorative

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  • adjnegative, belittling
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Synonyms for pejorative

adj negative, belittling
  • debasing
  • deprecatory
  • depreciatory
  • derisive
  • derogatory
  • detracting
  • detractive
  • detractory
  • disadvantageous
  • disparaging
  • irreverent
  • rude
  • slighting
  • uncomplimentary
  • unpleasant

Antonyms for pejorative

  • complimentary
  • positive
  • praising
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More words related to pejorative

detraction

noun. misrepresentation; slander

disadvantageous

adjective. detrimental, inconvenient

disparaging

adjective. derogative

libelous

adjective. derogatory

opprobrious

adjective. abusive, hateful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.