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vilipend (verb), vilipends; vilipended; vilipending
1. To treat another person with contempt as if he or she does not deserve any respect: Max feels that people vilipend him simply because he is a homeless person.
2. To disparage or to express negative opinions or comments about someone or something: When Jake was playing tennis, his opponent, Jack, was vilipending him as if he could never hit the ball back across the net.
To belittle or to treat with contempt or disrespect.
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This entry is located in the following units: pend-, -pens, -pense, -pending, -pended (page 9) vili-, vil- (page 1)
Word Entries at Get Words: “vilipending
To regard something or someone as being worthless or of little value; to speak or to write about others in an abusive or disrespectful way. (1)