- 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.
- a disparaging or being disparaged; detraction
- anything that discredits
- The act of disparaging, of belittling.
- His disparagement of his opponent failed to dissuade voters.
From Old French desparagement
disparagement - Legal Definition
An untrue statement that harms the reputation of someone else’s business or product.