Regard or represent as being of little worth: he never missed an opportunity to disparage his competitors
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- But when you're living with a person all your life, you, unknowingly, tend to disparage his worth.
- Any overt public criticism or disparaging remarks can result in a loss of face and cause extreme embarrassment.
- For years there were always disparaging remarks about the fact that Rangers had won another title.
ridicule, deride, mock, scorn, scoff at, sneer at;
run down, defame, discredit, speak badly of, cast aspersions on, impugn, vilify, traduce, criticize, slur
critical, scathing, negative, unfavorable, uncomplimentary, uncharitable;
informal bitchy, catty
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- The hidden progressivist agenda on this issue lies in the disparagement of verbal learning.
- Then the campaign of criticism and disparagement of a good man, Mr Keelty, continued into the Tuesday.
- In spite of the ongoing disparagement, the yellow metal has continued to shed its ‘barbarous’ reputation, taking out fresh 18-year highs last week.