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detractive
adj. causing to decrease in importance or value; "detractive influences on the volume of investment"

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negative
adj. expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
malevolent
adj. wishing or appearing to wish evil to others; arising from intense ill will or hatred; "a gossipy malevolent old woman"; "failure made him malevolent toward those who were successful"
critical
adj. marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws; "a critical attitude"
uncomplimentary, unflattering
adj. showing or representing unfavorably; "an unflattering portrait"; "an uncomplimentary dress"
pernickety, persnickety
adj. characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details; "a persnickety job"; "a persnickety school teacher"
invidious, discriminatory
adj. containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice; "discriminatory attitudes and practices"; "invidious comparisons"
libellous, denigratory, denigrative, slanderous, libelous, denigrating, defamatory, calumnious, calumniatory
adj. (used of statements) harmful and often untrue; tending to discredit or malign
repulsive, repugnant, obscene, detestable, abhorrent
adj. offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"
vile, sickening, offensive, loathsome, queasy, noisome, nauseous, nauseating
adj. causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench"
obnoxious, objectionable
adj. causing disapproval or protest; "a vulgar and objectionable person"
opprobrious, scurrilous, abusive
adj. expressing offensive reproach
scornful, insulting, disdainful, contemptuous
adj. expressing extreme contempt
gibelike, taunting, mocking, jeering, derisive
adj. abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"
snotty-nosed, flip, insolent, impudent
adj. marked by casual disrespect; "a flip answer to serious question"; "the student was kept in for impudent behavior"
irreverent
adj. showing lack of due respect or veneration; "irreverent scholars mocking sacred things"; "noisy irreverent tourists"
sarcastic
adj. expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds

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deprecatory
adj. tending to diminish or disparage; "belittling comments"; "managed a deprecating smile at the compliment"; "deprecatory remarks about the book"; "a slighting remark"
dislogistic, dyslogistic, pejorative
adj. expressing disapproval; "dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'"
snide, sneering, supercilious
adj. expressive of contempt; "curled his lip in a supercilious smile"; "spoke in a sneering jeering manner"; "makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one"

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