Definitions for disparagedɪˈspær ɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•par•agedɪˈspær ɪdʒ(v.t.)-aged, -ag•ing.

  1. to speak of or treat slightingly.

  2. to discredit; lower the estimation of.

Origin of disparage:

1250–1300; < OF desparag(i)er to match unequally =des-dis -1+-parag(i)er, der. of parage equality

dis•par′age•ment

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disparage, belittle, pick at(verb)

    express a negative opinion of

    "She disparaged her student's efforts"

Wiktionary

  1. disparage(Noun)

    Inequality in marriage; marriage with an inferior.

  2. disparage(Verb)

    To match unequally; to degrade or dishonor.

  3. disparage(Verb)

    To dishonor by a comparison with what is inferior; to lower in rank or estimation by actions or words; to speak slightingly of; to depreciate; to undervalue.

  4. disparage(Verb)

    To ridicule, mock, discredit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disparage(verb)

    to match unequally; to degrade or dishonor by an unequal marriage

  2. Disparage(verb)

    to dishonor by a comparison with what is inferior; to lower in rank or estimation by actions or words; to speak slightingly of; to depreciate; to undervalue

  3. Disparage(noun)

    inequality in marriage; marriage with an inferior

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