Definition Of denigrate


criticize unfairly; disparage.

there is a tendency to denigrate the poor

Example Of denigrate

  • And denigration of culture is an affront to human dignity, leaving scars and outrage that may live on for decades or even centuries.

  • Any discussion of the concept will be used to criticise and denigrate it.

  • As a result, such a denigration of academic freedom leads to the erosion of another academic tradition - departmental autonomy.

  • ‘I'm only human,’ he whines, thereby denigrating the rest of his otherwise noble species.

  • But denigrating weblogs because they're introspective is like declaring the bicycle pointless because we have oil tankers.

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