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disparage

see definition of disparage
  • verbcriticize; detract from
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Synonyms for disparage

verb criticize; detract from
  • belittle
  • decry
  • defame
  • degrade
  • denigrate
  • deride
  • discredit
  • dismiss
  • malign
  • ridicule
  • scorn
  • slander
  • underrate
  • vilify
  • abuse
  • chill
  • deject
  • demoralize
  • deprecate
  • depreciate
  • derogate
  • discourage
  • disdain
  • dishearten
  • dispirit
  • lower
  • minimize
  • pan
  • rap
  • roast
  • scorch
  • slam
  • smear
  • traduce
  • underestimate
  • undervalue
  • cry down
  • dis
  • dispraise
  • downcry
  • dump on
  • put down
  • put hooks in
  • run down
  • sour grapes
  • tear down
  • write off

Antonyms for disparage

  • admire
  • approve
  • commend
  • compliment
  • exaggerate
  • exalt
  • flatter
  • honor
  • praise
  • encourage
  • esteem
  • hearten
  • increase
  • inspirit
  • laud
  • maximize
  • overestimate
  • overrate
  • raise
  • respect
  • sanction
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to disparage

asperse

verb. libel
  • blacken
  • cast aspersions on
  • defame
  • detract
  • disparage
  • malign
  • slander
  • slur
  • smear
  • tear down
  • vilify
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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