derogatory


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expressive of low opinion

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He made a call upon her pity and tenderness that no one had ever made before, and the pity was not so much derogatory of him as maternal in her.
For persons are love's world, and the coldest philosopher cannot recount the debt of the young soul wandering here in nature to the power of love, without being tempted to unsay, as treasonable to nature, aught derogatory to the social instincts.
And this new boy would most likely never go out of the close, and would be afraid of wet feet, and always getting laughed at, and called Molly, or Jenny, or some derogatory feminine nickname.
The establishment boasted four: we do not record the circumstance as at all derogatory to Mrs.
But hardly had he sallied forth from the inn when it struck the curate that he was doing wrong in rigging himself out in that fashion, as it was an indecorous thing for a priest to dress himself that way even though much might depend upon it; and saying so to the barber he begged him to change dresses, as it was fitter he should be the distressed damsel, while he himself would play the squire's part, which would be less derogatory to his dignity; otherwise he was resolved to have nothing more to do with the matter, and let the devil take Don Quixote.
I suppose there is something in a woman's nature that makes a man free to break down before her and express his feelings on the tender or emotional side without feeling it derogatory to his manhood.
I don't want to seem to be saying anything that might be interpreted as in the least derogatory to your father in any way whatever, but without prejudice, surely he is just a plain, ordinary brigand?
Which there is nothing derogatory, but far from it in the appellation," says Mr.
Therefore, my dear, he--ha--he laid his parental injunctions upon her, to remember that she was a lady, who had now to conduct herself with--hum--a proper pride, and to preserve the rank of a lady; and consequently he requested her to abstain from doing what would occasion--ha--unpleasant and derogatory remarks.
To have imposed any derogatory work upon him, would have been to inflict a wanton insult on the feelings of a most respectable man.
Senate Majority leader Kipchumba Murkomen is today expected to brief the House on the progress of the NCIC probe into an alleged derogatory Kikuyu song against Kamba.
The petitioner asked the court that the licences of channels that broadcast hate material, hate speeches, derogatory remarks against state institutions like judiciary may kindly be suspended in the best interest of the country.
KARACHI -- The Sindh Assembly has approved the resolution against the Pakistan chairman Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan and Awami Muslim League (AML) head Sheikh Rasheed condemning their derogatory remarks against the parliament in which they cursed it.
All these journalists-cum-politicians forget that only a politician has the temperament to bear derogatory and undignified labels.
USA], Jan 15 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump said he was "not a racist" and categorically denied having made a derogatory remark against African, Haitian and El Salvadorian immigrants.