Disparagement meaning

disparijmənt
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.

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A disparaging or being disparaged; detraction.
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An untrue statement that harms the reputation of someone else’s business or product.
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The act of disparaging, of belittling.

His disparagement of his opponent failed to dissuade voters.

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Anything that discredits.
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Origin of disparagement

  • From Old French desparagement

    From Wiktionary