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synonyms for detractor

  • critic
  • censor
  • defamer
  • depreciator
See also synonyms for: detractors
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According to Assange’s supporters—and many of his detractors, too—his case marks an important moment in the fight for press freedom.
WHY JULIAN ASSANGE’S VICTORY DOES LITTLE TO HELP THE CAUSE OF PRESS FREEDOMDAVID MEYERJANUARY 4, 2021FORTUNE
Predictably, the sport's detractors have been quick to seize on this as evidence that electricity and racing cars just don't go together.
AUDI AND BMW TO BOTH LEAVE FORMULA E—HERE’S WHY THAT’S OKJONATHAN M. GITLINDECEMBER 3, 2020ARS TECHNICA
I have always been able to just brush that off because for every person who has been a detractor in that sense, there has always been somebody who has supported me.
SEARCHING SYMBOLS FOR THE RULES OF CHANGERACHEL CROWELLNOVEMBER 17, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
That position has earned him detractors among climate activist groups.
VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE: HIGHLIGHTS AND FACT-CHECKSCOLBY ITKOWITZ, ANNE GEARAN, MATT VISER, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNEROCTOBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The piece of legislation had overcome a yearlong delay, appeased initial detractors — including the development lobby — and passed the legislature by wide margins before flaming out at the eleventh hour on the governor’s desk.
CALIFORNIA WILL KEEP BURNING. BUT HOUSING POLICY IS MAKING IT WORSE.BY ELIZABETH WEIL AND MOLLIE SIMONOCTOBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
And if this be not enough, I am made a detractor from my predecessors, whom I confess to have been my masters in the art.
THE WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN, VOLUME 4 (OF 18)JOHN DRYDEN
Strabo appears neither as detractor nor as partisan, but as one who earnestly desires the truth.
A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME 1(OF 5)HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
Cap'n Sproul whirled on the ancient detractor, whiskers bristling angrily.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
The constable backed away a few steps and stared at this amazing detractor.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
Brother Paul's answer to indorser and detractor alike was to buy up more radiotime.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
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WORDS RELATED TO DETRACTOR

  • carper
  • caviler
  • detractor
  • disbeliever
  • doubter
  • doubting Thomas
  • egoist
  • egotist
  • flouter
  • misanthrope
  • misanthropist
  • misogamist
  • misogynist
  • mocker
  • pessimist
  • questioner
  • satirist
  • scoffer
  • skeptic
  • sneerer
  • unbeliever
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.