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dis pe ri jing

  • v  express a negative opinion of
  • s  expressive of low opinion
    disparaging remarks about the new house

  • That term too has entered the language, though it doesn't have quite the market penetration that IQ does or the disparaging overtone that Young intended in his satiric fable .
  • Summers then made his goal harder to achieve by picking fights with faculty members, making disparaging remarks about entire categories of academics (such as women in science) and .
  • A friend in Karachi educated, a staunch feminist and usually disparaging of all things religious invokes a popular ditty every time the game is brought up: "I don't like .
News & Articles

  • Bangor councilman claims LePage 'hits the bars' not the issues
    BANGOR — First-term Councilor Charlie Longo faces rebuke, and perhaps a formal reprimand, from his fellow city councilors for his disparaging comments about Gov. Paul LePage during a meeting Monday night.
    June 12, 2013 - The Lewiston Sun Journal
  • George Zimmerman wants ‘inflammatory terms’ banned from trial
    “Profiled” “Vigilante” “Self-appointed neighborhood watch captain” “Wannabe cop” Murder suspect George Zimmerman’s defense team wants these “inflammatory terms” banned from the opening statements of his trial. Jury selection begins on Monday. “Some of these terms are disparaging, inappropriate, and if used in trial would serve only to unfairly prejudice the jury by eliciting unfounded ...
    June 6, 2013 - The Lookout via Yahoo! News
  • Dorm Report: Gee's remarks are no laughing matter
    In all likelihood, E. Gordon Gee was simply trying to crack some jokes and lighten up the mood when he made several disparaging remarks about fellow BCS schools during the...
    June 6, 2013 - News Channel 34 Binghamton

  • Val Kilmer in The Associated Press
    No one in this room, in this county, in the state, in the country, in the world, can make one statement and say that I've ever said one disparaging thing against anyone that has defended our nation, because it's not true,Kilmer said.
  • Phil Savage in International Herald Tribune
    Savage shot back with a 352-word statement on Tuesday, suspending Winslow and calling his comments and behavior "unwarranted, inappropriate, and unnecessarily disparaging to our organization. His statements brought unjustified negative attention to...
  • John McCain in 940 News
    Asked whether the use of Obama's middle name - the same as former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein - is proper, McCain said: "No, it is not. Any comment that is disparaging of either Senator Clinton or Senator Obama is totally inappropriate."

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