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Definition of Belittlement
1. [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Belittlement
Literary usage of Belittlement
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. General Paralysis of the Insane by William Julius Mickle (1886)
"Delusions of belittlement. Others have the delusion that they have become ... This condition, which I term delusions of belittlement ; which is often called ..."
2. 'Clarion' Fallacies: A Reply to Mr. Robert Blatchford's Strictures Upon by Frank Ballard (1908)
"The " impertinence'' of the suggested belittlement is the sole invention of the writer, who interprets " prayer" as mere selfish begging, and " praise" as ..."
3. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1910)
"But this is only a miserable specialisation and belittlement of the word "morality." In the larger sense, Shakespeare's morals are distinguished and ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"But it ie no belittlement of the laurels of Sir Henry Bessemer, the inventor who has made all this possible, to point to the fact that the success of his ..."