Definición de belittle en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /bɪˈlɪt(ə)l/


[with object]
Dismiss (someone or something) as unimportant: she belittled Amy’s riding skills whenever she could (as adjective belittling) his cruel, belittling remarks
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • If you belittle their opinions or dismiss their problems, they'll stop talking to you.
  • He does not dismiss or belittle the gifts and talents that his Creator endowed to him.
  • She constantly criticizes and belittles the husband in screaming tones.
disparage, denigrate, run down, deprecate, depreciate, downgrade, play down, trivialize, minimize, make light of, treat lightly, undervalue, underrate, underestimate;
scoff at, sneer at, laugh at, laugh off, mock, ridicule, deride, dismiss, scorn, pour scorn on, cast aspersions on, discredit, vilify, defame, decry, criticize, condemn, censure, abuse, malign, revile;
North American  slur
informal do down, do a hatchet job on, take to pieces, pull apart, pick holes in, drag through the mud, have a go at, hit out at, knock, slam, pan, bash, bad-mouth, pooh-pooh, look down one's nose at
British informal rubbish, slate, slag off
archaic hold cheap
rare asperse, derogate, misprize, minify



Pronunciación: /bɪˈlɪtlmənt/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Her voice was monotone, clearly not enjoying his belittlement.
  • Then, the psychological games and emotional belittlement began.
  • It has been a long history of belittlement and exploitation.


Oraciones de ejemplo
  • This caught me off guard as this language is usually associated with the belittlers and begrudgers who are endemic in society.
  • The work was wonderful, but my boss was a bully and a belittler.
  • We want to act as a helper and an empowerer, not a belittler or an enforcer


Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It seems belittlingly counter-productive to stick a joke at the end of such a tragic outpouring.
  • Weekly class consisted of three hours of belittlingly being told what we did wrong.
  • In Stockholm, a young reporter cast scorn on her efforts, comparing them belittlingly to the enormity of the problems that still plague that country.

Palabras que riman con belittle

acquittal, brittle, committal, embrittle, it'll, kittle, little, remittal, skittle, spittle, tittle, victual, whittle

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Saltos de línea: be|lit¦tle

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