What is the opposite of flattering?

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Adjective
Opposite of pleasing or gratifying
Adjective
Opposite of full of praise and compliments
Adjective
Opposite of enhancing someone's appearance
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by approval
“His unfavorable policies on abortion drew the ire of families around the country.”
Adjective
Opposite of deferential, groveling
Adjective
Opposite of which attempts to bring oneself into the favour of another, often with flattery or insincerity
Adjective
Opposite of pretending to be kind and concerned but obviously not sincere
Adjective
Opposite of stylish and fashionable
Adjective
Opposite of overly or insincerely flattering
Adjective
Opposite of very favorable
“Many people now had a low opinion of him due to his string of poor performances.”
Adjective
Opposite of obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree
Adjective
Opposite of suitable for a royal court
Adjective
Opposite of seemingly well-reasoned, plausible or true, but actually fallacious
Adjective
Opposite of eloquent, articulate, charming
Noun
Opposite of coaxing or flattery intended to persuade someone to do something
Noun
Opposite of excessive praise or approval, which is often insincere and sometimes contrived to win favour
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to praise too much
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to show to advantage
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