Definition of Pejoratives

1. Noun. (plural of pejorative) ¹



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Definition of Pejoratives

1. pejorative [n] - See also: pejorative

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pejoratives

peising
peisleyite
peitrel
peitrels
peize
peized
peizes
peizing
pejorate
pejorated
pejorates
pejoration
pejorations
pejorative
pejoratively
pejoratives (current term)
pejorism
pejorist
pekan
pekans
pekepoo
pekepoos
pekes
pekid
pekin
pekins
pekoe
pekoes
pekoite
pekovite

Literary usage of Pejoratives

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

1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1894)
"The horizontal order reveals a curious fact, that the extreme terms of every lexicological gamut are pejoratives, (thus, glacial ma. brûlant, fade and acre, ..."

2. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"But many other books simply use nonstandard as a blanket replacement for substandard, illiterate, and various other now dated pejoratives. ..."

3. The Architecture and Planning of Classical Moscow: A Cultural History by Albert J. Schmidt (1989)
"... using such pejoratives as "formalistic dryness," "abstractness of forms," "deliberate grandeur and pomposity of forms," "severe symmetry and geometric ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1799)
"... and pejoratives, which we have lost, but which other nations have had the good sense to preserve.—In fine, such words, whether in old French, ..."

5. Essays on Strategy edited by Thomas C. Gill (1996)
"39 Similar pejoratives apply to the gap now opening up between American deterrence policy and the expanding world of bio weapons. ..."

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