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Disparaging mean

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  • RP
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Among other things, it means derogatory or unfavorable.

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  • 1 month ago

    disparage is to put down or demean, say bad things about someone.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Belittling or putting someone [or something] down.

    In Middle English, to disparage someone meant causing that person to marry someone of inferior rank. Disparage derives from the Anglo-French word desparager, meaning "to marry below one's class." Desparager, in turn, combines the negative prefix des- with parage ("equality" or "lineage"), which itself comes from per, meaning "peer." The original "marriage" sense of disparage is now obsolete, but a closely-related sense ("to lower in rank or reputation") survives in modern English. By the 16th century, English speakers (including Shakespeare) were also using disparage to mean simply "to belittle."

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  • Lôn
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    It's "criticizing someone, in a way that shows you do not respect or value them."

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