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Meaning of DEROGATIVE

Pronunciation:  di'râgutiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  expressive of low opinion; "derogatory comments"; "disparaging remarks about the new house"
 

DEROGATIVE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: derogatory, disparaging, uncomplimentary
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*rog"a*tive\, a.
Derogatory. -- {De*rog"a*tive*ly}, adv. [R.] --Sir T. Browne.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abusive, back-biting, belittling, bitchy, calumniatory, calumnious, catty, censorious, contemptuous, contumelious, defamatory, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, derisive, derisory, derogatory, detractory, disparaging, libelous, minimizing, pejorative, ridiculing, scandalous, scurrile, scurrilous, slanderous, slighting, vilifying
 

 

 

 

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