uncomplimentary


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un·com·pli·men·ta·ry

 (ŭn′kŏm-plə-mĕn′tə-rē, -mĕn′trē)
adj.
Not complimentary; derogatory.

uncomplimentary

(ˌʌnkɒmplɪˈmɛntərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
not conveying, containing, or resembling a compliment
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncomplimentary - showing or representing unfavorably; "an unflattering portrait"; "an uncomplimentary dress"
2.uncomplimentary - tending to (or intended to) detract or disparageuncomplimentary - tending to (or intended to) detract or disparage
unfavorable, unfavourable - not encouraging or approving or pleasing; "unfavorable conditions"; "an unfavorable comparison"; "unfavorable comments", "unfavorable impression"
complimentary - conveying or resembling a compliment; "a complimentary remark"

uncomplimentary

adjective
Translations

uncomplimentary

[ˈʌnˌkɒmplɪˈmentərɪ] ADJpoco halagüeño or halagador, nada lisonjero

uncomplimentary

adjunschmeichelhaft; to be uncomplimentary about somebody/somethingsich nicht sehr schmeichelhaft über jdn/etw äußern

uncomplimentary

[ˌʌnkɒmplɪˈmɛntrɪ] adjpoco gentile
References in classic literature ?
There were many uncomplimentary references, on the walls, to a certain unpopular dignitary.
Malbihn blustered and threatened, finishing by applying a most uncomplimentary name to his captor.
With Rosamond, on the other hand, he pouted and was wayward--nay, often uncomplimentary, much to her inward surprise; nevertheless he was gradually becoming necessary to her entertainment by his companionship in her music, his varied talk, and his freedom from the grave preoccupation which, with all her husband's tenderness and indulgence, often made his manners unsatisfactory to her, and confirmed her dislike of the medical profession.
Rose thought that very pathetic, and, overlooking the uncomplimentary word "even" in that last sentence, she said, with a timid sort of earnestness that conquered her cousin at once
They made uncomplimentary remarks about him, for each of them had felt the weight of Taug's mighty hands and the strength of his great jaws.
Well, Marchioness,' said Mr Swiveller, 'that's not uncomplimentary.
With his usual uncomplimentary frankness Arnold summarily described the three groups as 'a materialized upper class, a vulgarized middle class, and a brutalized lower class.
Wakem was not without this parenthetic vindictiveness toward the uncomplimentary miller; and now Mrs.
He could not understand them, but gathered that they were uncomplimentary.
In a demonstration of their anger against the governor's leadership style, the youth from Bida Local Government Area of the state, in their hundreds, did not only pelt his convoy with stones and other dangerous items, they also chanted some uncomplimentary choruses of 'ba mu so' meaning: ' we don't want,' against him.
Prime Minister expressed his satisfaction on the commitment of the State newspapers despite of facing uncomplimentary circumstances, 'State Newspapers are effectively promoting the public activities and are the best source of information' he maintained.
Tongan international Fonua was forced to walk round the national stadium on Friday in a pink T-shirt with the uncomplimentary nickname as punishment for his last performance.