slighting


slighting
adjective
tending to diminish or disparage
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belittling comments

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managed a deprecating smile at the compliment

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deprecatory remarks about the book

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a slighting remark

Similar to: ↑uncomplimentary
Derivationally related forms: ↑depreciate (for: ↑depreciatory), ↑depreciate (for: ↑depreciative), ↑deprecate (for: ↑deprecatory), ↑deprecate (for: ↑deprecative)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.