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Adjective
Insulting or showing ridicule
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“This disparaging reference to a teacher's advanced age is not at all consistent with Tibetan cultural norms.”
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Contemptuously ridiculing or mocking someone or something
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Impolite or bad-mannered
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Likely to lead to an adverse or bad outcome
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Morally unacceptable
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Present participle for to regard or represent as being of little worth
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“Honestly, I don't see the film as being successfully neorealistic, but to call it a simple docudrama would disparage both the film and the director.”
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Present participle for to lessen the confidence of
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“With parents that constantly disparage him, one can hardly blame the poor boy for being timid.”
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Present participle for to criticize or condemn severely
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Present participle for to complain, speak or write about with great hostility
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Present participle for to (verbally) attack repeatedly
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