Definitions for derogatorydɪˈrɒg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. derogative, derogatory, disparaging(adj)

    expressive of low opinion

    "derogatory comments"; "disparaging remarks about the new house"

Wiktionary

  1. derogatory(Noun)

    A trade-line on a credit report that includes negative credit history.

  2. derogatory(Adjective)

    Tending to derogate, or lessen in value of someone; expressing derogation; detracting; injurious.

  3. derogatory(Adjective)

    When referring to a clause in a testament: a sentence of secret character inserted by the testator alone, of which he reserves the knowledge to himself, with a condition that no will he may make thereafter shall be valid, unless this clause is inserted word for word; u2013 a precaution to guard against later wills extorted by violence, or obtained by suggestion.

  4. Origin: From derogatorius, from derogare; corresponding to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Derogatory(adj)

    tending to derogate, or lessen in value; expressing derogation; detracting; injurious; -- with from to, or unto


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  • пренебрежителен, подценяващBulgarian
  • pejoratiu, derogatori, despectiuCatalan, Valencian
  • hanlivý, pohrdavý, ponižujícíCzech
  • nedsættendeDanish
  • abwertend, beleidigend, pejorativ, derogatorisch, derogativ, abfälligGerman
  • υποτιμητικός, υβριστικός, μειωτικόςGreek
  • derogatorioSpanish
  • halventava, alentavaFinnish
  • dépréciative, péjorative, dépréciatif, péjoratifFrench
  • offensivo, riduttivo, contumelioso, spregiativo, insultante, ingiuriosoItalian
  • nedsettendeNorwegian
  • beledigend, kleinerend, denigrerendDutch
  • nedsetjandeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • pogardliwy, pejoratywnyPolish
  • derrogatório, depreciativoPortuguese
  • dăunător, defavorabil, prejudiciator, derogatoriu, denigratorRomanian
  • пренебрежительный, презрительный, уничижительныйRussian
  • nedsättandeSwedish

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