[ UK /dɪspˈæɹɪd‍ʒ/ ]
[ US /dɪˈspɛɹɪdʒ/ ]
  1. express a negative opinion of
    She disparaged her student's efforts
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How To Use disparage In A Sentence

  • Eventually almost all postwar writers whose work departs significantly from convention have come to be labeled "postmodernist," a term that has definable meaning but that also has been used as an aid in this lashing-out, a way to further disparage such writers both by lumping them together indiscriminately and by identifying their work as just another participant in literary fashion. Postmodernism
  • Matcham's theatres were widely disparaged by architects.
  • I am not in any way saying this to be antagonistic, nor to disparage anyone's beliefs; that isn't my way, or my purpose in starting this.
  • While the word is not always used in disparagement, it is never used as a compliment except as a possible term of affection among close friends just as a close Alabama friend of mine might exclaim to this Alabama boy, "Bubba, you ole redneck, how are you? Good Friday in Oaxaca
  • He says that the words complained of were meant and calculated to disparage the Claimant in his profession and business and also that they imputed to him the criminal offences of harassment stalking and theft.
  • Four years later, the heads of that department charged Blower with "verbal abuse, false statements, disparagement, and harassment of faculty, " according to a news report in Science.
  • Perhaps discomforted by these challenges, contemporary critics disparaged the painting.
  • French - Canadian fur trappers and Sioux disparaged such country as " bad lands.
  • Fully documenting any issues in writing is an obvious best practice, but it's important that the communications be free of terminology that can be taken as an accusation or disparagement.
  • In spite of the ongoing disparagement, the yellow metal has continued to shed its ‘barbarous’ reputation, taking out fresh 18-year highs last week.
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