Part of speech:
Used in reference to an utterance, to indicate that it is false and harmful to the reputation of another.
Not complimentary; derogatory.
Tending to derogate; detractive.
The definition of derogatory is making something or someone feel less than they are.
The definition of pejorative is having a negative or belittling effect.
Mocking or derogatory in a malicious or ironic way:
The condition of being out of favor; loss of favor, regard, or respect.
A disparaging or being disparaged; detraction
(Obsolete) Lack of dignity or honor.
The process or condition of worsening or degenerating.
To cause to seem little or smaller than something else:
Expressing disapproval or criticism.
Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
Conveying or constituting a slight; belittling:
Tending or intending to belittle
To knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is.
(Slang) To talk seriously and frankly with another or others, often in an informal setting
To violate the virginity or chastity of
To regard or treat as unworthy or beneath one's dignity; specif., to refuse or reject with aloof contempt or scorn
To damage in reputation; disgrace:
To deviate from a standard or expectation; go astray:
To write off an expenditure for (a tangible asset) by prorating over a certain period, usually the estimated useful life of the asset.
To undermine the confidence or morale of; dishearten:
(Geology) To reduce in altitude or magnitude, as hills and mountains; to wear down.
To judge disapprovingly; find fault (with); censure
To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
To belittle; depreciate.
To discount is defined as to mark down the price of something, or to disregard a suggestion or idea because it is unlikely to be true.
To reduce the value, importance, or quality of something. Often used with from :
Flatter is defined as to praise or compliment.
To authorize or permit; countenance
To consent to officially or formally; confirm or sanction:
To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
To praise; extol
Extol is defined as to praise highly.
To bestow; to confer.
To show fondness, regard, or respect for by giving a gift or performing a favor.
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