verb (used with object), dis·praised, dis·prais·ing.
Origin of dispraise
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This the critics allow me, and while they like my wares, they may dispraise my writing.The Anglo-French Entente in the Seventeenth Century|Charles Bastide
Not to praise or dispraise other anatomists, for all did well, and there was some excuse even for those who are in error.William Harvey|D'Arcy Powers
It is safer, and certainly more becoming, to overpraise than to undervalue and dispraise another.Concord Days|A. Bronson Alcott
He had good reasons for saying so, and you need not reproach him, for speaking in your dispraise to our general and myself.The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2)|Bernal Diaz del Castillo
Still, I venture on remarking that the doctrine of Evolution has acquired both praise and dispraise which it does not deserve.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll