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Synonyms for disparage
dɪˈspær ɪdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disparage, belittle, pick at(verb)

    express a negative opinion of

    "She disparaged her student's efforts"

    Synonyms:
    belittle, pluck at, denigrate, diminish, pick at, peck at, pull at, minimize, derogate, peck

    Antonyms:
    blandish, flatter

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disparage

    To decry is to cry down, in some noisy, public, or conspicuous manner. A witness or a statement is discredited; the currency is depreciated; a good name is dishonored by unworthy conduct; we underestimate in our own minds; we may underrate or undervalue in statement to others. These words are used, with few exceptions, of things such as qualities, merits, attainments, etc. To disparage is to belittle by damaging comparison or suggestion; it is used only of things. A man's achievements are disparaged, his motives depreciated, his professions discredited; he himself is calumniated, slandered, etc. Compare SLANDER.

    See synonyms for PRAISE.

    Synonyms:
    belittle, carp at, decry, depreciate, derogate from, detract from, discredit, dishonor, lower, underestimate, underrate, undervalue

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disparage

    Synonyms:
    depreciate, decry, undervalue, derogate, lower, detract, underestimate

    Antonyms:
    extol, laud, panegyrize, overestimate, exaggerate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disparage(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    depreciate, decry, reproach, traduce, vilify, defame, undervalue, underrate, underestimate, run down, detract from, derogate from, speak ill of, inveigh against

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. disparage(v)

    Synonyms:
    belittle, decry, depreciate

    Antonyms:
    laud, extol, commend, praise

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "disparage":

    denigrate, offend, belittle

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#144647derogate
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How to use disparage in a sentence?

  1. Jim Albracht:

    During the broadcast, I used a comparison when trying to describe a talented Maryland basketball player. In no way did I intend to offend or disparage the player, i take full responsibility for my inappropriate word choice and offer a sincere apology to him and anyone else who was offended. I will use this as an opportunity to grow as a person and learn more about unconscious bias.

  2. Justice Antonin Scalia:

    The Declaration of Independence, however, is not a legal prescription conferring powers upon the courts; and the Constitution's refusal to deny or disparage other rights is far removed from affirming any one of them, and even farther removed from authorizing judges to identify what they might be, and to enforce the judges' list against laws duly enacted by the people.

  3. Brian Kemp:

    While outside agitators disparage this office and falsely attack us, we have kept our head down and remained focused on ensuring secure, accessible, and fair elections for all voters, the fact is that it has never been easier to register to vote and get engaged in the electoral process in Georgia, and we are incredibly proud to report this new record.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    You cannot insult your way to the presidency, you can't disparage women, Hispanics, disabled people. Who is he kidding?

  5. Hope Hicks:

    These claims from a disgruntled former part-time employee are without merit, she is in violation of her contract and continues to disparage the campaign with falsehoods, which, in addition to doing a terrible job, is why she was terminated weeks ago.

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