Thesaurus / belittleFEEDBACK
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Solomon says parents can teach their teens to strategize about how to express why the relationship wasn’t working, instead of resorting to belittling judgments that keep them from learning from the experience.
TEENS ARE TERRIBLE AT BREAKING UP. HERE ARE SIX WAYS PARENTS CAN HELP THEM IMPROVE.LISA A. PHILLIPSAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She was very woman, and the look of the thing was not nice to her eyes, while it must belittle her in theirs.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
This is supposed to refer to an altercation between these two gods, in which they tried to belittle each other.
THE MOUNTAIN CHANT, A NAVAJO CEREMONYWASHINGTON MATTHEWS
The man who shuns realities because they belittle him is on the wrong road; he is hopelessly lost from the beginning.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
When they have won the praise of men, pride leads them on to belittle the work of other men and to applaud their own.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
Weve278 been thundered at, frightened, cursed, and every agency has united to belittle us in our own eyes.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
Nevertheless, these misstatements of Greaves were used by critics all over the world to belittle Whistler.
THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLERELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
O, the length and breadth, the height and depth, the cruelty and the irony of a prejudice which can so belittle human nature.
THE AMERICAN PREJUDICE AGAINST COLORWILLIAM G. ALLEN
He felt that he must make himself worthy of her—to go back to her as anything less than a hero might seem to belittle her.
THE GAY COCKADETEMPLE BAILEY
WORDS RELATED TO BELITTLE
- divorce oneself from
- turn back on
- wash hands of
- cry down
- dump on
- put down
- put hooks in
- run down
- sour grapes
- tear down
- write off
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