verb (disvalues, disvaluing, disvalued)[with object]
- Undervalue (something or someone): I’m not going to disvalue the way they feelMore example sentences
- Illness is an explanatory concept that describes the human perception, experience, and interpretation of certain socially disvalued states.
- A less restrictive approach is that of critical-level utilitarianism, which disvalues only individuals whose utility level is below some fixed, low but positive threshold.
- If we discover that attaining it has further, disvalued, consequences, we also prize it less.
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- A negative value or worth.More example sentences
- Socrates means to emphasize that nothing outweighs in positive value the disvalue of doing unjust actions.
- Traditional formulations of double effect require that the value of promoting the good end outweigh the disvalue of the harmful side effect.
- They will act out their disvalue with the attendant social problems that ensue.
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- And neither does the author gain insane, orgasmic pleasure in this latest fat blasting disvaluation.
- His underestimation of intellectual life and his disvaluation of culture, however, are not hallmarks of good tradition.
- For examples of disvaluation and air of suspicion all we need do is to study our losses at the Museum over the last years.
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