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Synonyms for disparage
dɪˈspær ɪdʒdis·par·age

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English Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 4 votes

  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.

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 2 votes

  1. disparage

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

    Antonyms:
    extol, laud, panegyrize, overestimate, exaggerate

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 3 votes

  1. disparage, belittle, pick atverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. disparageverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. disparageverb

    Synonyms:
    belittle, decry, depreciate

    Antonyms:
    laud, extol, commend, praise

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "disparage":

    denigrate, offend, belittle

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1104lower
#7843minimize
#17739peck
#21475diminish
#23039offend
#28222underestimate
#36900discredit
#38338detract
#59800dishonor
#66548decry
#74328belittle
#84156disparage
#86920denigrate
#88197depreciate
#141067undervalue
#144647derogate
#256570underrate

How to use disparage in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Jeb Bush:

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

  3. Mario Monti on Wednesday:

    You do not miss a chance to disparage the processes that underpin the existence of the EU, this is producing an extremely dangerous alienation from the EU among Italians ... a very dangerous scorn for Europe, for the dream of Europe we would like to make reality.

  4. Jim Bakke:

    There are some essential services that have to be done by government. And I know that there are people who have dedicated their lives to government work in a variety of ways, who are fully dedicated and trying to do their best. So I don't want to disparage anyone who's in the social service world, in a government setting, absolutely.

  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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