- that disparages; tending to belittle or bring reproach upon: a disparaging remark.
Origin of disparaging
Related Words for disparaginglyadversely, critically, conflictingly, contrarily, disparagingly, opposingly, oppositely
Examples from the Web for disparagingly
Historical Examples of disparagingly
She was sorry, she said, to find that I thought so disparagingly of my brother.Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
O'Shea then tried the Turf,—disparagingly, as a great moralist ought.One Of Them
Charles James Lever
As to the People, if I shall seem to have spoken of them disparagingly, it has not been unkindly.Glances at Europe
“But it is differently rigged to the boats on the Thames, uncle,” I said disparagingly.Nat the Naturalist
G. Manville Fenn
His work is disparagingly criticised by other living sociologists.