Synonyms for (adjective) uncomplimentary

Synonyms: uncomplimentary

Definition: tending to (or intended to) detract or disparage

Similar words: deprecating, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, slighting, belittling

Definition: tending to diminish or disparage

Usage: belittling comments; managed a deprecating smile at the compliment; deprecatory remarks about the book; a slighting remark


Similar words: derogative, derogatory, disparaging

Definition: expressive of low opinion

Usage: derogatory comments; disparaging remarks about the new house


Similar words: dislogistic, dyslogistic, pejorative

Definition: expressing disapproval

Usage: dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'


Similar words: supercilious, sneering, snide

Definition: expressive of contempt

Usage: 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