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Origin of disparagement
OTHER WORDS FROM disparagementself-dis·par·age·ment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for disparagement
So we have the state’s governor, senators and representatives lobbing various disparagements of wind turbines as a way of reframing a situation in which millions of their state’s residents are without power.The politics of energy generation don’t always line up with actual energy generation|Philip Bump|February 17, 2021|Washington Post
Disparagement painted over with the brushstrokes of complimentary praise is still disparagement.Dear White People: Well-Meaning Paternalism Is Still Racist|Chloé Valdary|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But such disparagement was itself a kneejerk reaction, and it was fallacious.
He believes that mockery, disparagement, or airing personal grudges are never appropriate.
I do hope he and his lawyers are clear on any non-disparagement agreements that he may have signed over the years.Goldman Sachs Executive Quits in a New York Times Piece, Did He Just Realize What Goldman Does?|Tunku Varadarajan|March 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Olbermann, now with Al Gore's Current TV, might start sniping at his old network once a non-disparagement agreement expires.Rachel Maddow Seizes Her Moment at Post-Keith Olbermann MSNBC|Howard Kurtz|February 27, 2011|DAILY BEAST
North Dormer took the Mountain for granted, and implied its disparagement by an intonation rather than by explicit criticism.Summer|Edith Wharton
Throughout his writings there is no praise of success without virtue, and no disparagement of want of success with virtue.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
There was a slight, almost indescribable tone of condescension or disparagement in her voice, the reason of which I will explain.Robin Redbreast|Mary Louisa Molesworth
"Not much saw-log for old Rosey," said Si, resenting even a joking disparagement upon his beloved General.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
Would it not be like a disparagement of Nelly if he were to confess that he had never loved her?Mary Gray|Katharine Tynan