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usage note for disparaging
OTHER WORDS FROM disparagingdis·par·ag·ing·ly, adverbnon·dis·par·ag·ing, adjectiveself-dis·par·ag·ing, adjective
Words nearby disparaging
Definition for disparaging (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), dis·par·aged, dis·par·ag·ing.
Origin of disparage
OTHER WORDS FROM disparagedis·par·ag·er, nounun·dis·par·aged, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for disparaging
ATOMIC ENERGY In 1938, Fortune magazine was disparaging about the future uses of atomic energy.
Unless the people now disparaging Keynes get their hands on them.
That will be a speech long on Democratic wish lists and disparaging remarks about Republicans, and very short on olive branches.
With his visibility, Chaffetz had spent most of the year disparaging Hatch, building momentum to presumably dethrone him.
With disparaging magnanimity in victory, Henry took Simnel into his kitchens as a turnspit.
No disparaging epithet had been too bad for her child, and she had literally chased the girl from the room in which they had met.The Hound From The North|Ridgwell Cullum
I am not disparaging Lady Frances Hope—or her social standing.The Gambler|Katherine Cecil Thurston
I have no disposition to say disparaging things about the garden of annuals.Amateur Gardencraft|Eben E. Rexford
He looked with disparaging eye upon the plain little chap beside him.Truxton King|George Barr McCutcheon
Nor is it regarded as disparaging the opinion which it does not teach.The Library and Society|Various