derogatory

[ dih-rog-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF derogatory

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEROGATORY

That officer thought the ox-cart was derogatory to the dignity of the army.

In his haste he had said derogatory things about Robin in his heart, which was unreasonable.

He bristled at the derogatory title but he covered it quickly.

She used the caste rating as though it was not quite a derogatory term.

They warmly shook hands, as Roger did not consider it derogatory.

They consider it derogatory to work in metals other than gold and silver.

And I have said nothing in the least derogatory to Allan Hope.

Happy she could at least clear herself from so derogatory a design, she opened her door.

In what respect did you consider it derogatory to the character of God?

It is not derogatory to the memory of Moses that I should say this, nor does it lessen my affection for him.

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