Definition of Disparaging

1. Adjective. Expressive of low opinion. "Disparaging remarks about the new house"

Exact synonyms: Derogative, Derogatory
Similar to: Uncomplimentary
Derivative terms: Derogate, Derogate



Definition of Disparaging

1. Adjective. Insulting, ridiculing. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of disparage) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disparaging

1. disparage [v] - See also: disparage

Lexicographical Neighbors of Disparaging

dispairs
dispalatalization
dispand
dispanded
dispanding
dispands
dispansion
disparadised
disparage
disparaged
disparagement
disparagements
disparager
disparagers
disparages
disparaging (current term)
disparagingly
disparate
disparately
disparateness
disparatenesses
disparities
disparity
disparity angle
dispark
disparked
disparking
disparkle
disparkled
disparkles

Literary usage of Disparaging

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Trust Laws and Unfair Competition by United States Bureau of Corporations, Joseph Edward Davies (1916)
"... stipulated price or in return for their agreement to buy from him for several years certain materials required by the formula.3 disparaging statements. ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1857)
"I am tempted to put a Query as to the correct use of these words, in consequence of a disparaging use of the word theory in two recent numbers of N. & In ..."

3. Life of George Washington by Washington Irving (1860)
"... CLINTON FOR THE SAFETY OF THE HUDSON CRITICAL SITUATION OF THK ARMY—disparaging ... disparaging ..."

4. Works by Washington Irving (1857)
"... Critical Situation of the Army — disparaging Correspondence between Lee and Reed — Washington Retreats across the Raritan — Arrives at Trenton — Removes ..."

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