Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective expressing a low opinion of; same as derogatory.

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  • adjective Insulting, ridiculing.
  • verb Present participle of disparage.

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  • adjective expressive of low opinion

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Examples

  • Expenses necessary for the manufacturing of advanced batteriesThis is not an exercise in disparaging said projects, but just a reminder of where the arts stand in the priorities of our elected representatives.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Expenses necessary for the manufacturing of advanced batteriesThis is not an exercise in disparaging said projects, but just a reminder of where the arts stand in the priorities of our elected representatives.

    Keeping up with the jonesing

  • So in disparaging motherhood you disparage women, full stop.

    It’s My Motherhood, And I’ll Celebrate It If I Want To | Her Bad Mother

  • This disparaging is like burying our gold – all that is precious: our homes, our children, our environment, our soldiers – is that what we want for another 8 years?

    Ferraro suggests she may not vote for Obama

  • I don't know about Bernice's "Plaintalker" or Maria's "Crescent Times", but every time something disparaging is said about Plainfield Today, the blog's stats go off the chart.

    Of Liberace and potshots at bloggers

  • I don't know about Bernice's "Plaintalker" or Maria's "Crescent Times", but every time something disparaging is said about Plainfield Today, the blog's stats go off the chart.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • "To my way of thinking - and with all due respect to Administrator Griffin - disparaging a finding in the independent review panel's report as an" urban legend "doesn't do much to encourage that needed openness ... especially when the chair of that same independent panel is prepared to testify that the finding is based on voluntary interviews with eyewitnesses to the incidents."

    Dysfunctional Communications At NASA - NASA Watch

  • "To my way of thinking - and with all due respect to Administrator Griffin - disparaging a finding in the independent review panel's report as an" urban legend "doesn't do much to encourage that needed openness ... especially when the chair of that same independent panel is prepared to testify that the finding is based on voluntary interviews with eyewitnesses to the incidents."

    NASA Watch: September 2007 Archives

  • But I digress, the Buddha bar which you are so disparaging is made with Apricot Seed Powder.

    New Exfoliants at Bramble Berry!

  • One of the blogs was called “sarkodead”, a reference to the interior minister and presidential contender, Nicholas Sarkozy, who referred to the rioters in disparaging terms and has been singled out for criticism by many French bloggers.

    The French bloggers « BuzzMachine

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  • My adjectival use: 'He makes disparaging remarks.'

    August 22, 2011