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pejorativeadjective abusive, acrimonious, belittling, blackening, calumnious, castigatory, censorious, critical, cynical, damaging, decrying, defamatory, denigrating, depreciative, depreciatory, derisive, derogatory, detracting, disapproving, discourteous, disdainful, disparaging, disrespectful, faultfinding, harsh, injurious, insulting, irreverent, scornful, severe, slighting, smearing, spiteful, uncomplimentary, underestimating, unflattering, venomous, vilifying, vituperative
See also: calumnious, derogatory, libelous