derogative

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Synonyms for derogative

Synonyms for derogative

expressive of low opinion

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Why would an artist choose to name herself the very epithets derogatively applied to marginal members of society?
Moreover, the relatively neutral definition of the word "commute" in modern usage shades derogatively in the context of this passage, where it breaks down former geographic barriers to commerce that had previously preserved regional exceptionalism.
Certain gay bars and dance clubs are mentioned derogatively on websites and listservs as having been "invaded" by Asians.
SIR - One complaint often made against our monarch is that she does not truly represent all the constituent countries of the United Kingdom, and is often referred to derogatively by critics as the Queen of England.
Thus, contrary to the popularised trope of Beat women (in this particular instance I refer to both the authors and bystanders of the movement who participated in their dress, mannerisms and hang-outs, and perhaps would be more accurately, though derogatively, labelled "beatniks") as silent, ghostly apparitions dressed in black, coffee and cigarette in hand, Johnson suggests that she chooses to remain silent as a means of empowering herself to observe about the occurrences within the movement as opposed to becoming too attached or involved.
from outside (sometimes derogatively known as "patent
Because of its weight the palace began sinking into the alluvial soils of the banks of the Tiber, and almost immediately was derogatively nicknamed "palazzaccio.
We can see several joking references to the contemporary climate and anti-French sentiment in Northanger Abbey, not least when John Thorpe refers derogatively to the great Frances Burney as "'that woman they make such a fuss about, she who married the French emigrant'" (43).
com support Net neutrality, feeling that pocket prioritization, which they derogatively call "price discrimination," will give an unfair advantage to large companies and hurt small businesses, non-profits and individuals.
Educators have also widely portrayed APA youth as the "model minority," while peers often derogatively stereotype them as "nerds" or "geeks.
117) In this same vein economist Wilhelm Ropke formulated an influential critique of installment purchases (which he derogatively referred to as "Borgkauf' or "borrowed purchase").