dispraise[dis prāz′, dis′-; dis′prāz′]
Origin: Middle English dispreisen ; from Old French despreisier, to blame: see dis- and amp; praise
- dispraisingly adverb
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transitive verb dis·praised, dis·prais·ing, dis·prais·es
Origin: Middle English dispreisen, from Old French despreiser, variant of desprisier, from Late Latin dēpretiāre; see depreciate.
- dis·praisˈer noun
- dis·praisˈing·ly adverb