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adjective as in derogative

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The name Washington Redskins is disparaging to Native Americans.

This isn't disparaging to other comedy actresses, but there's a range of skill sets, and she's just a bad ass actor.

ATOMIC ENERGY In 1938, Fortune magazine was disparaging about the future uses of atomic energy.

And I find it hard to imagine that he would be disparaging of his customers if they happened to be gay.

Unless the people now disparaging Keynes get their hands on them.

Even to hear any one disparaging the appearance of Jess's son is to me a pain.

I have no disposition to say disparaging things about the garden of annuals.

But that's just the way with professing Christians; they are always disparaging the delights which they are unfitted to enjoy.

The fruit, of course, is that for which the tree is cultivated; but who would magnify the fruit by disparaging the sap?

This was an implication deregatory to the glory, and disparaging to the power of the Son of God.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disparaging, such as: defamatory, derogatory, snide, unfavorable, minimizing, and depreciatory.

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