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Synonyms for disparagedɪˈspær 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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

denigrate, offend, belittle

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

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