Desperate to the point of disparaging other great schools like Georgetown, MIT, even Yale.
With his visibility, Chaffetz had spent most of the year disparaging Hatch, building momentum to presumably dethrone him.
There was little to be gleaned from the “disparaging comments towards other people” that he had left on the site, she says.
With disparaging magnanimity in victory, Henry took Simnel into his kitchens as a turnspit.
Unless the people now disparaging Keynes get their hands on them.
Strange to say, he never was known to speak one disparaging word of Abby, Ben's second wife.
But the disparaging of those we love always alienates us from them to some extent.
Halliday's comments grew daily more and more sparklingly disagreeable and disparaging.
Coming here to be making an attack on me and badgering me and disparaging me.
Perhaps to offer explanation of some strange occurrences of the Cuban war would be disparaging to the Spaniards.
early 14c., "degrade socially," from Old French desparagier (Modern French déparager) "reduce in rank, degrade, devalue, depreciate," originally "to marry unequally," and thus by extension the disgrace or dishonor involved in this, from des- "away" (see dis-) + parage "rank, lineage" (see peer (n.)). Sense of "belittle" first recorded 1530s. Related: Disparaged; disparaging; disparagingly.