disparage disparage  /dɪs ˈpɛ rɪdʒ/


  • (v) express a negative opinion of


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  • Her disparaging remarks against the presentation left the presenter in tears.


  1. Feds accuse Jeremy Johnson’s wife of doing his dirty work

    Feds accuse Jeremy Johnson’s wife of doing his dirty work by Tom Harvey The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 13, 2013 09:59PM MDT Tempers flared in a federal courtroom Thursday over allegations that St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson — perhaps through his wife — was continuing to disparage prosecutors on websites despite a gag order. The flare-up came toward the end of what was a largely ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. NSA leaker Edward Snowden: Washington's 4 most stinging insults

    Critics of the whistleblower are finding ever more creative ways to disparage him
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Week via Yahoo! News


  1. "This is America," Obama said. "We don't disparage wealth. : But what gets people upset-and rightfully so-are executives being rewarded for failure."
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Slate

  2. "He doesn't want anything done that would disparage his name - no violence, not even a negative word," Sharpton said.
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Al Sharpton Source: International Herald Tribune

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