Definition of Disparagingly

1. Adverb. In a disparaging manner. "These mythological figures are described disparagingly as belonging `only to a story'"

Exact synonyms: Slightingly
Partainyms: Disparaging, Slighting



Definition of Disparagingly

1. adv. In a manner to disparage or dishonor; slightingly.

Definition of Disparagingly

1. Adverb. Insultingly ¹

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Definition of Disparagingly

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Disparagingly

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

Literary usage of Disparagingly

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

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"... interrupted the preacher who spoke disparagingly of the sign of the cross .... disparagingly ..."

2. Recollections of the Table-talk of Samuel Rogers: To which is Added Porsoniana by Samuel Rogers, William Maltby (1856)
"Coleridge spoke and wrote* very disparagingly of Mackintosh: but Mackintosh, who had not a particle of envy or jealousy in his nature, did full justice, ..."

3. An essay on faith by Thomas Erskine (1822)
"... either with the general tenor of the Bible, or with many most decided and unequivocal texts, have talked disparagingly of holiness and obedience, ..."

4. History of George Godfrey by Thomas Gaspey (1828)
"1 overhear Mr. Haversham speak disparagingly of young men —Am convinced that he has brought home a mistress—-My attempts to get a sight of the lady are ..."

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