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adverb as in unfavorably

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Some defendants reached a settlement with Kolfage that included an agreement to not publish anything about the other and to remove disparaging statements where possible.

Kolfage claimed the retired union representative had made a disparaging comment against him and veterans in general.

"I could never joke about their religion," he said, shaking his head disparagingly, visibly annoyed.

Gateshead has been disparagingly described as “a dirty lane leading to Newcastle;” but this was in the days that are no more.

But I offer you my apologies for having spoken disparagingly of your cousin.

He had never once dreamed that people might talk disparagingly about her in consequence.

As may be supposed, no one after this ventured to call Ellis a milksop, or to speak disparagingly of him in any other way.

When I had finished, they praised my play, it is true, but spoke very disparagingly of what I had performed.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disparagingly, such as: adversely, critically, conflictingly, contrarily, opposingly, and oppositely.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.