detractor

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman detractour, from Old French detractor.

Noun[edit]

detractor (plural detractors)

  1. A person who belittles the worth of another person or cause.
    • 2012, Tom Lamont, How Mumford & Sons became the biggest band in the world (in The Daily Telegraph, 15 November 2012)[1]
      Four polite Englishmen in their middle 20s, feigning like firewater drunks in a Eugene O'Neill play: it's exactly the stuff that makes their detractors groan.

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Noun[edit]

dētractor m (genitive dētractōris); third declension

  1. detractor, disparager

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dētractor dētractōrēs
Genitive dētractōris dētractōrum
Dative dētractōrī dētractōribus
Accusative dētractōrem dētractōrēs
Ablative dētractōre dētractōribus
Vocative dētractor dētractōrēs

Verb[edit]

dētractor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of dētractō

References[edit]

  • detractor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • detractor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • detractor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French détracteur

Noun[edit]

detractor m (plural detractori)

  1. detractor

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Noun[edit]

detractor m (plural detractores, feminine detractora, feminine plural detractoras)

  1. detractor

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