disparagement

[ dih-spar-ij-muh nt ]
/ dɪˈspær ɪdʒ mənt /

noun

the act of disparaging.
something that derogates or casts in a bad light, as a remark or censorious essay.

Nearby words

  1. disorientate,
  2. disorientation,
  3. disoriented,
  4. disown,
  5. disparage,
  6. disparaging,
  7. disparate,
  8. disparately,
  9. disparity,
  10. disparlure

Origin of disparagement

1480–90; < Anglo-French, Middle French desparagement, equivalent to desparag(ier) to disparage + -ment -ment

Related formsself-dis·par·age·ment, noun

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