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disparaging Explained

disparaging at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


disparaging at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj criticizing someone or something, and showing that you do not think they are very good or important// disparaging remarks/comments // --She made some disparaging remarks about the royal family.// -- disparagingly adv //

disparaging at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

59 Moby Thesaurus words for "disparaging":
abusive, aweless, back-biting, belittling, bitchy, blackening,
blameful, calumniatory, calumnious, catty, censorious,
condemnatory, contemptuous, contumelious, damnatory, defamatory,
denunciatory, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory,
derisive, derisory, derogative, derogatory, detracting, detractory,
disadvantageous, discourteous, disrespectful, execrating,
execrative, execratory, impudent, insolent, invective, inveighing,
irreverent, judgmental, libelous, minimizing, objurgatory,
pejorative, priggish, reproachful, reprobative, reviling,
ridiculing, scandalous, scoffing, scurrile, scurrilous, slanderous,
slighting, uncomplimentary, underrating, undervaluing, vilifying,

disparaging at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Disrespect): disrespectful, irreverent, disparaging, insulting, contemptuous, patronizing, scornful, rude, derisive, sarcastic, scurrilous.

[ADJ] (Disapprobation): disapproving, scandalized, disparaging, condemnatory, reproachful, abusive, vituperative, defamatory, withering, censorious, critical, hypercritical, fastidious.

[ADJ] (Detraction): detracting, defamatory, derogatory, deprecatory, catty, disparaging, libelous, scurrilous, abusive, foul-spoken, slanderous, calumnious, sarcastic, critical.

Disparaging at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Disparage \Dis*par"age\ (?; 48), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Disparaged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disparaging}.] [OF.
desparagier, F. d['e]parager, to marry unequally; pref. des-
(L. dis-) + F. parage extraction, lineage, from L. par equal,
peer. See {Peer}.]
1. To match unequally; to degrade or dishonor by an unequal
marriage. [Obs.]

Alas! that any of my nation Should ever so foul
disparaged be. --Chaucer.

2. To dishonor by a comparison with what is inferior; to
lower in rank or estimation by actions or words; to speak
slightingly of; to depreciate; to undervalue.

Those forbidding appearances which sometimes
disparage the actions of men sincerely pious. --Bp.

Thou durst not thus disparage glorious arms.

Syn: To decry; depreciate; undervalue; underrate; cheapen;
vilify; reproach; detract from; derogate from; degrade;
debase. See {Decry}.

disparaging at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : expressive of low opinion; "derogatory comments";
"disparaging remarks about the new house" [syn: {derogative},

disparaging at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪsˈpæɹɪdʒɪŋ(g)/


Inter: en-ad » j
  • Insulting, ridiculing.
    1. : The candidate made disparaging remarks about his opponent, but they only made him seem small for insulting a worthy adversary.


      * degrading


      Inter: trans-top » insulting

  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|halveksiva, Inter: t- » fi|väheksyvä
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|péjoratif
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|abfällig, Inter: t+ » de|abschätzig, Inter: t+ » de|abwertend, Inter: t- » de|geringschätzig, Inter: t- » de|herabsetzend, Inter: t- » de|verunglimpfend

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Persian: Inter: t- » fa|توهین آمیز|tr=tohin amiz|sc=fa-Arab
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|уничижительный, Inter: t+ » ru|пренебрежительный
    • Turkish: Inter: t- » tr|aşağlayıcı, Inter: t- » tr|hor gören, Inter: t+ » tr|kötüleyici, Inter: t+ » tr|küçümseyici

    Inter: trans-botto » m


  • Inter: present participle of » disparage

  • Translation: de » disparaging
    Translation: et » disparaging
    Translation: fr » disparaging
    Translation: it » disparaging
    Translation: mg » disparaging
    Translation: nl » disparaging
    Translation: ta » disparaging
    Translation: vi » disparaging
    Translation: zh » disparaging