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synonyms for disparaging

  • defamatory
  • derogatory
  • snide
  • unfavorable
  • minimizing
  • depreciatory
  • detractory
  • epithetical
  • pejorative
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antonyms for disparaging

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  • complimentary
  • favorable
  • nice
  • praising
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How to use disparaging in a sentence

Even to hear any one disparaging the appearance of Jess's son is to me a pain.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
I have no disposition to say disparaging things about the garden of annuals.
AMATEUR GARDENCRAFTEBEN E. REXFORD
But that's just the way with professing Christians; they are always disparaging the delights which they are unfitted to enjoy.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
The fruit, of course, is that for which the tree is cultivated; but who would magnify the fruit by disparaging the sap?
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
This was an implication deregatory to the glory, and disparaging to the power of the Son of God.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IIFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
But Charles thought he saw signs of promise in that pup, and in spite of our disparaging remarks he clung to him.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
He was saying something disparaging of that Europe he had never seen, applauding his nephew's return to his native land.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
Strange to say, he never was known to speak one disparaging word of Abby, Ben's second wife.
A BUDGET OF CHRISTMAS TALES BY CHARLES DICKENS AND OTHERSVARIOUS
If she had ventured any disparaging remarks of "Cousin Anne," they would not have been repeated.
THE SECOND LATCHKEYCHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
Mr. Dennison, as has been seen, had on the tip of his tongue a conclusion disparaging in the highest degree to Evelyn and his art.
THE ANGEL OF PAINE. F. BENSON
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WORDS RELATED TO DISPARAGING

  • censorious
  • contumelious
  • defamatory
  • derisive
  • disparaging
  • insolent
  • insulting
  • invective
  • libelous
  • obloquious
  • offensive
  • opprobrious
  • reproachful
  • reviling
  • rude
  • sarcastic
  • scathing
  • scolding
  • scurrilous
  • sharp-tongued
  • slanderous
  • traducing
  • upbraiding
  • vilifying
  • vituperative
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