(comparative more dispraisingly, superlative most dispraisingly)
- By way of dispraise.
dispraising + -ly
Variant of dispraise
transitive verbdispraised, dispraising
to speak of with disapproval or disparagement; censure
Origin of dispraiseMiddle English dispreisen ; from Old French despreisier, to blame: see dis- and amp; praise
a dispraising; blame