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Synonyms for disparage
dɪˈspær ɪdʒdis·par·age

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. disparageverb

    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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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. RJ Intindola:

    While you can see the beauty in almost everything; there are others that see nothing but ugliness in the world. They disparage everything and one must wonder, do they find pleasure in condemnation.

  2. Jeb Bush:

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

  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. 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.

  5. 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.


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