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disparage (verb), disparages; disparaged; disparaging
1. To speak disapprovingly or contemptuously to someone or something: When Sara was given less pay as a secretary, she disparaged her boss as an idiot who didn't deserve to be a supervisor.
2. To talk about in a disrespectful way about anyone or anything; to belittle or "to put down": Sally's administrator was disparaging her as inefficient and unqualified and that she was lucky that he didn't fire her.
To lower in position with actions or words.
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To belittle or to slight and to reduce in esteem.
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This entry is located in the following units: -age (page 1) dis-, di-, dif- (page 20) pari-, par- (page 1)
Word Entries at Get Words: “disparage
To speak of in a disrespectful way about anyone or anything; to belittle or to lower in quality. (2)