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synonyms for disparage

  • belittle
  • decry
  • defame
  • degrade
  • denigrate
  • deride
  • discredit
  • dismiss
  • malign
  • ridicule
  • scorn
  • slander
  • underrate
  • vilify
  • abuse
  • chill
  • deject
  • demoralize
  • deprecate
  • depreciate
  • derogate
  • discourage
  • disdain
  • dishearten
  • dispirit
  • lower
  • minimize
  • pan
  • rap
  • roast
  • scorch
  • slam
  • smear
  • traduce
  • underestimate
  • undervalue
  • cry down
  • dis
  • dispraise
  • downcry
  • dump on
  • put down
  • put hooks in
  • run down
  • sour grapes
  • tear down
  • write off
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antonyms for disparage

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  • admire
  • approve
  • commend
  • compliment
  • exaggerate
  • exalt
  • flatter
  • honor
  • praise
  • encourage
  • esteem
  • hearten
  • increase
  • inspirit
  • laud
  • maximize
  • overestimate
  • overrate
  • raise
  • respect
  • sanction
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How to use disparage in a sentence

The company has also held ongoing mandatory meetings for workers on company time, so-called captive-audience sessions, to show videos and run through PowerPoint presentations that disparage unionization.
AMAZON’S ANTI-UNION BLITZ STALKS ALABAMA WAREHOUSE WORKERS EVERYWHERE, EVEN THE BATHROOMJAY GREENEFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The greater Wine’s popular appeal grew, the more Museveni disparaged him.
'MUSEVENI IS SCARED.' UGANDA'S AGING STRONGMAN FACES A CHALLENGE FROM SINGER BOBI WINE IN AN ELECTION PLAGUED BY UNRESTARYN BAKERJANUARY 13, 2021TIME
“The science that guided his professional life has been disparaged and abandoned by so many of the same people who depended on his knowledge to care for their animals and to raise their food,” his son wrote.
OBITUARY FOR KANSAS COVID-19 VICTIM SLAMS ANTI-MASKERS WHO ‘REFUSE TO WEAR A PIECE OF CLOTH ON THEIR FACE TO PROTECT ONE ANOTHER’KATIE SHEPHERDDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Tenev and Bhatt’s company has undeniably contributed to that increase, so much so that “Robinhood traders” has become disparaging shorthand for investors who pile into stocks without regard for business fundamentals.
ROBINHOOD’S NEXT ADVENTURE: STEALING MARKET SHARE FROM THE RICHJEFFDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
At a board meeting on Tuesday, district parents of kids with special needs and foster and military parents shouted and disparaged school board members for not coming up with some plan to get kids back in the classroom safely.
NORTH COUNTY REPORT: SCHOOL REOPENING TENSIONS ARE HIGH IN OCEANSIDEKAYLA JIMENEZJULY 22, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
I say this in no way to disparage my dear old friend, but merely to present his work in true proportion.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Accordingly he is not sparing of invective against those who so disparage his race.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 69, FEBRUARY 22, 1851VARIOUS
But I would not disparage the labors of Bacon in pointing out the method which leads to scientific discoveries.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
I ask this, not to disparage the old-fashioned schools, but to call their attention to what the new are doing.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
Some malcontents are about to disparage the whole business, and, in particular, the affair at Alexandria.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
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WORDS RELATED TO DISPARAGE

  • blacken
  • cast aspersions on
  • defame
  • detract
  • disparage
  • malign
  • slander
  • slur
  • smear
  • tear down
  • vilify
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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