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synonyms for derogative

  • belittling
  • critical
  • deprecating
  • deprecative
  • deprecatory
  • depreciative
  • depreciatory
  • derogatory
  • detractive
  • disapproving
  • slighting
  • uncomplimentary
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How to use derogative in a sentence

Ka is often a prefix of negation in compound words, which has the force of a derogative.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
Subordinate spirits of evil, are denoted by using the derogative form of the word, in sh by which Moneto is rendered Monetosh.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
They also admit of derogative and prepositional inflections.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
The term Moowis is one of the most derogative and offensive possible.
THE AMERICAN INDIANSHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
His mention of Lillian made Aileen think of her in a faintly derogative way for a moment.
THE FINANCIERTHEODORE DREISER
Many of their nouns have, however, adjective inflections, by which they are rendered derogative.
PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF A RESIDENCE OF THIRTY YEARS WITH THE INDIAN TRIBES ON THE AMERICAN FRONTIERSHENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
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WORDS RELATED TO DEROGATIVE

  • belittling
  • critical
  • deprecating
  • deprecatory
  • depreciative
  • depreciatory
  • derogative
  • derogatory
  • detractive
  • disapproving
  • slighting
  • uncomplimentary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.