disparage, belittle, pick at(verb)
express a negative opinion of
"She disparaged her student's efforts"
Inequality in marriage; marriage with an inferior.
To match unequally; to degrade or dishonor.
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.
To ridicule, mock, discredit.
to match unequally; to degrade or dishonor by an unequal marriage
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
inequality in marriage; marriage with an inferior
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dis-par′āj, v.t. to dishonour by comparison with what is inferior: to lower in rank or estimation: to talk slightingly of.—ns. Dispar′agement; Dispar′ager.—adv. Dispar′agingly. [O. Fr. desparager—des (—L. dis), neg., and Low L. paragium, equality of birth—L. par, equal.]
The numerical value of disparage in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of disparage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Also I don't accept the criticism seeking to disparage our security services, who do a difficult and tough job.
You cannot insult your way to the presidency, you can't disparage women, Hispanics, disabled people. Who is he kidding?
These claims from a disgruntled former part-time employee are without merit, she is in violation of her contract and continues to disparage the campaign with falsehoods, which, in addition to doing a terrible job, is why she was terminated weeks ago.
You do not miss a chance to disparage the processes that underpin the existence of the EU, this is producing an extremely dangerous alienation from the EU among Italians ... a very dangerous scorn for Europe, for the dream of Europe we would like to make reality.
At some point, if you're being defined by a guy who can just make a phone call and just get on, get on the talk shows all the time and all he does is disparage you. Yeah, you've got to fight back, my message is one of hope and optimism, not the fact that the world's coming to an end.
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- омаловажавам, подценявам, неравностоен бракBulgarian
- herabsetzen, verunglimpfenGerman
- denigrar, menospreciarSpanish
- بی اعتبار کردنPersian
- mesallianssi, vähätellä, avioliitto, pilkata, aliarvostaa, epäsäätyisyys, halventaa, väheksyäFinnish
- mésalliance, dénigrerFrench
- नीचा दिखानाHindi
- whakatoihara, whakarōrikiMāori
- ringeakte, rakke ned på, nedvurdere, diskreditereNorwegian
- belachelijk maken, getrouwd/huwelijk onder zijn/haar stand, vernederen, onteren, geringschattenDutch
- мезалья́нс, поносить, нера́вный брак, приниRussian
- förringa, nedvärderaSwedish
- sụt giáVietnamese
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