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derogatory

see definition of derogatory
  • adjoffensive, uncomplimentary
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Synonyms for derogatory

adj offensive, uncomplimentary
  • defamatory
  • degrading
  • demeaning
  • disparaging
  • sarcastic
  • slanderous
  • unflattering
  • aspersing
  • belittling
  • calumnious
  • censorious
  • contumelious
  • critical
  • damaging
  • decrying
  • deprecatory
  • depreciative
  • despiteful
  • detracting
  • disdainful
  • dishonoring
  • fault-finding
  • humiliating
  • injurious
  • malevolent
  • malicious
  • maligning
  • minimizing
  • opprobrious
  • reproachful
  • scornful
  • slighting
  • spiteful
  • unfavorable
  • vilifying

Antonyms for derogatory

  • complimentary
  • appreciative
  • favorable
  • flattering
  • praising
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to derogatory

critical

adjective. fault-finding, detracting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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