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pejoratively (puh JOR uh tiv" li)
1. Descriptive of a word, expression, or affix that expresses criticism or disapproval.
2. A designation which tends to make something worse; depreciatory; applied especially to a derivative word in which the meaning of the root word is lowered by the addition of an affix; disparaging.
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