detraction[ dih-trak-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF detraction
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DETRACTION
It is there one lives exempt from the assaults of censure, detraction, and calumny.
The straitest ties of blood could not secure any one from his detraction.
It was no detraction from its merit that it might be all acting, for it was still "high art."
If I differ from high authority, I have not a thought of detraction.
Yet there should be no detraction from the fact that the heredity is strong.
Mention not a blemish which is thy own in detraction of a neighbour.
The indication is that the writer had in his mind the beast of fanaticism and detraction.
Envy is the shadow of success, and detraction is the echo of its voice.
But they do not on this account escape the guilt of detraction.
Detraction can be conveyed by silence as well as by a forked tongue.