Detractors vs Detractory - What's the difference?

detractors | detractory |


As a noun detractors

is .

As an adjective detractory is

that detracts from something; disparaging, depreciatory.

detractors

English

Noun

(head)
  • detractory

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That detracts from something; disparaging, depreciatory.
  • * 1646 , (Thomas Browne), Pseudodoxia Epidemica , I.5:
  • For this is not only derogatory unto the wisdom of God, who hath proposed the World unto out knowledge, and thereby the notion of Himself; but also detractory unto the intellect, and sense of man expressedly disposed for that inquisition.