denigrative


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denigrative

(ˈdɛnɪˌɡreɪtɪv) or

denigratory

adj
formal tending to denigrate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.denigrative - (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
harmful - causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"
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He added: "It's pejorative, denigrative and demeaning.
Political parties in Egypt are weak, but one needs to understand the background of this before making denigrative comments on Egypt's political party system.
The ability to address issues with a clear stream of reason gets further affected by stakeholders taking rigid and often inflexible positions on issues leading to destructive and denigrative communication in stakeholder exchanges