disparaging

[ dih-spar-i-jing ]SEE DEFINITION OF disparaging

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISPARAGING

But these disparaging utterances were not without a secondary purpose.

Then it often has a diminutive or disparaging signification.

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

But the disparaging of those we love always alienates us from them to some extent.

Here there was neither; ugly stories, disparaging remarks, on every hand.

It would be too belittling, too disparaging of self-respect.

Coming here to be making an attack on me and badgering me and disparaging me.

He summed up in a disparaging glance the background of indigent furniture.

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

Hence we cannot say of wisdom, in a disparaging way, "it is only an idea."

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