denigrate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To attack the type or trustworthiness of; talk ill of; defame.
    • To disparage; belittle: The experts have actually denigrated our attempts.
    • To blacken completely; to create really black colored.
    • Fig.: To blacken or sully; to defame.
    • To strike the type or trustworthiness of; talk ill of; defame.
    • To disparage; belittle: The experts have actually denigrated our attempts.
    • To blacken thoroughly; to create really black.
    • Fig.: To blacken or sully; to defame.
  • verb:
    • To criticise in order to besmirch; traduce, disparage or defame.
    • to deal with because useless; belittle, degrade or disparage.
    • To blacken.
    • fee falsely or with destructive intention; attack the great name and standing of someone
    • cause to look less serious; play down
    • To criticise so as to besmirch; traduce, disparage or defame.
    • To treat since pointless; belittle, degrade or disparage.
    • To blacken.
    • fee falsely or with malicious intent; strike the good name and standing of some one
    • cause to seem less severe; play-down
  • others:
    • To blacken; make black.
    • Blackened; switched black.
    • To blacken; make black colored.
    • Blackened; turned black.

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