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synonyms for slighting

  • belittling
  • disparaging
  • derisive
  • derogatory
  • offensive
  • opprobrious
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How to use slighting in a sentence

Phœbe Chiffinch, I am glad to add, was jilted by her uninteresting lover, who little knew what a fortune he was slighting.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The latter drew slighting comparisons, and remembered that he was the only one who ever apologised.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
She puts her chair aside and turns to the steps, adding, with slighting composure, as she passes Crampton.
YOU NEVER CAN TELLGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
She sits down with slighting indifference, at the end of the table nearest the window.
YOU NEVER CAN TELLGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
A young man slighting the lovely heroine of the little comedy and making love to her grandmother!
A MORTAL ANTIPATHYOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
The master looked at me with a slighting expression of countenance as much as to say 'you are a wise one!
AURELIANWILLIAM WARE
We were children together, and I do not wish you to speak of him or any friend of mine in a slighting manner.
THE FOURTH WATCHH. A. CODY
And fearing that I had been slighting my work, I would go back carefully all over the figures, only to find the footings correct.
QUIET TALKS WITH WORLD WINNERSS. D. GORDON
But it was an eccentricity which carried with it none of the slighting estimations which usually accompany the term.
EAST ANGELSCONSTANCE FENIMORE WOOLSON
As might have been expected, the monkish dreamer, unusually liberal as he was in his views, had but a slighting opinion of women.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 18, NO. 109, NOVEMBER, 1866VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SLIGHTING

  • belittling
  • critical
  • deprecating
  • deprecatory
  • depreciative
  • depreciatory
  • derogative
  • derogatory
  • detractive
  • disapproving
  • slighting
  • uncomplimentary
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