Expressing disapproval or criticism.
Tending to derogate; detractive.
(Law) When referring to a clause in a testament: a sentence of secret character inserted by the testator alone, of which he reserves the knowledge to himself, with a condition that no will he may make thereafter shall be valid, unless this clause is inserted word for word; – a precaution to guard against later wills extorted by violence, or obtained by suggestion.
Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
Disparaging or derogatory
Conveying or constituting a slight; belittling:
Not complimentary; derogatory.
Tending or intending to belittle
tending to diminish or disparage
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