verb (used with object), be·lit·tled, be·lit·tling.
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OTHER WORDS FROM belittlebe·lit·tle·ment, nounbe·lit·tler, noun
Example sentences from the Web for belittle
It’s been used to elevate one man’s patriotism over another’s, to declare some parts of the country more authentically American than others, to belittle some people’s hurt while carefully nursing others through their pain.
And not only that, but (and I say this in solidarity, not belittlement) the African humidity had wreaked havoc on her hair.
He had an uncomfortable sense of belittlement, of having played a small part in a not altogether worthy game.The Missioner|E. Phillips Oppenheim
Swan, then, had availed himself of Lone's belittlement of him and was living down to it.The Quirt|B.M. Bower
For Archie they had, one and all, a sensitive affection and respect which recoiled from a word of belittlement.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
It was a mockery of their bravado, a belittlement of their bluff and swagger in the brief day of their oppression.Trail's End|George W. Ogden
To hold otherwise were a blasphemy and a belittlement of God.The Jacket (The Star-Rover)|Jack London