derogative


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expressive of low opinion

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Despite what may be written about him in derogative terms, and I include myself in that, he has been Known to answer people's questions, requests and cries for help in to the early hours.
As Melvyn Goldstein observed fifty years ago, "Among the Tibetan lay population, [homosexuality] carries an extremely derogative stigma and is almost unknown" (Study 134).
Celebrity chef Paula Deen, whose cooking empire imploded this year after she admitted using a derogative word to describe black staff, came in at number two, while former sexting congressman Anthony Weiner took the number three spot.
2) Bushmen is a derogative word which once again was invented by the white man.
To gain acceptance into these peer groups boys have to adopt certain behaviours; failing to meet these requirements can often result in ridicule, bullying, derogative labels or ostracizing.
She's set out to defend the rights of children who belong to the Muhamasheen--a marginalized, social group in Yemen distinguished by their African ancestry and commonly called the derogative name of Akhdam, or "servants.
As soon as I came into the room with my team he started to call me various derogative names.
Based well away from the major US cities, Green Bay is located in unfashionable Mid-Western state of Wisconsin and their fans have embraced the originally derogative nickname Cheeseheads.
She was talking in a very, very derogative way of the Timothy Cole innocence review commission," McClendon said.
It was a completely derogative character assassination on a hard-working performer and he proved what a lazy and poor journalist he is by his lack of research.
Contemporary allusions to country players tend to be derogative, characterising them as comically unsophisticated, or as crudely simple, as in Ben Jonson's Poetaster, where Tucca describes the strolling country player as one who stalks "vpon boords and / barrel heads to an old crackt trumpet" (3.
He was dumped for the third Test, and the latest allegation is that in one of the texts, Pietersen had called England captain Andrew Strauss an extremely derogative word in Afrikaans.
The material product, radio broadcast/video transmission, could create an inter-media relationship that is reflexive, reifying, or derogative to the respective communities implicitly and explicitly identified in the broadcasts/transmissions (Coudry 2004).
Div" started out as a derogative prison term for the inmates who put cardboard dividers into boxes.
We find examples of this in our everyday language with common derogative terms used against women such as: 'You fat pig'; 'What a bitch'; 'She's a cow'.