- Disparagement is defined as the act of making unflattering statements against someone or something.
An example of disparagement is what a wife says about her husband during a nasty divorce.
disparagement definition by Webster's New World
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- a disparaging or being disparaged; detraction
- anything that discredits
disparagement - Legal Definition
An untrue statement that harms the reputation of someone else’s business or product.