What does denigration mean?

Definitions for denigration

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word denigration.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. denigration, belittling(noun)

    a belittling comment

  2. aspersion, calumny, slander, defamation, denigration(noun)

    an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

  3. deprecation, denigration(noun)

    the act of expressing disapproval (especially of yourself)


  1. denigration(Noun)

    The act of making black; a blackening or defamation

  2. denigration(Noun)

    An unfair criticism

Webster Dictionary

  1. Denigration(noun)

    the act of making black

  2. Denigration(noun)

    fig.: A blackening; defamation

  3. Origin: [L. denigratio.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Denigration

    de-ni-grā′shun, n. a making or becoming black—esp. the blackening of a man's character.—v.t. Den′igrate (obs.). [L. de, inten., nigrāre, to blacken, niger, black.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of denigration in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of denigration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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