Detraction

Definition of Detraction

De`trac´tion
n.1.A taking away or withdrawing.
The detraction of the eggs of the said wild fowl.
- Bacon.
2.The act of taking away from the reputation or good name of another; a lessening or cheapening in the estimation of others; the act of depreciating another, from envy or malice; calumny.

Related Words

aspersion, backbiting, backstabbing, belittlement, calumniation, calumny, character assassination, damage, defamation, depreciation, disparagement, harm, hurt, injury, injustice, libel, libeling, maligning, scandal, slander, sycophancy, tale, vilification, wrong
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