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Meaning of BELITTLING

Pronunciation:  bul'ituling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of belittling
  2. [n]  a belittling comment
  3. [adj]  tending to diminish or disparage; "belittling comments"; "managed a deprecating smile at the compliment"; "deprecatory remarks about the book"; "a slighting remark"
 

BELITTLING is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: denigration, deprecating, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, slighting, uncomplimentary
 
 See Also: depreciation, derogation, disparagement, disparagement, dispraise

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abusive, back-biting, belittlement, bitchy, calumniatory, calumnious, catty, censorious, comedown, contempt, contemptuous, contumelious, decrial, defamatory, deprecatory, depreciation, depreciative, depreciatory, derisive, derisory, derogation, derogative, derogatory, detraction, detractory, disapproval, discrediting, disgrace, disparagement, disparaging, faint praise, indignity, knocking, libelous, lukewarm support, minification, minimization, minimizing, pejorative, putting down, qualification, ridiculing, scandalous, scurrile, scurrilous, slanderous, slighting, sour grapes, vilifying
 

 

 

 

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