Belittle and Diminish

Belittle

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Belittle verb – To express scornfully one's low opinion of.
Usage example: belittled the movie hunk's acting ability

Diminish is a synonym for belittle in weaken topic. In some cases you can use "Diminish" instead a verb "Belittle", when it comes to topics like detract, run down. popular alternative
Nearby Word: belittling
Synonyms for Belittle

Diminish

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Diminish verb – To express scornfully one's low opinion of.
Usage example: tends to diminish any rival's accomplishments with snide remarks

Belittle is a synonym for diminish in weaken topic. You can use "Belittle" instead a verb "Diminish". popular alternative
Nearby Words: diminution, diminishing
Synonyms for Diminish

Common collocations

faith belittle faith diminish faith
interest belittle interest diminish interest
act belittle act diminish act
efforts belittle efforts diminish efforts
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