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Also de·trac·to·ry [dih-trak-tuh-ree] /dɪˈtræk tə ri/
Origin of detractive
Related formsde·trac·tive·ly, adverbde·trac·tive·ness, nounnon·de·trac·tive, adjectivenon·de·trac·tive·ly, adverbnon·de·trac·to·ry, adjectiveun·de·trac·tive, adjectiveun·de·trac·tive·ly, adverbun·de·trac·to·ry, adjective
From the Middle French
dating back to 1480–90.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for detractive
Beyond this, the detractive gossip attacked the personnel of the new company.
Notwithstanding this detractive feature, Mistress Betty was a good-hearted soul.