Belittle and Disparage

Belittle

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

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

Disparage

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Disparage verb – To express scornfully one's low opinion of.
Usage example: disparaged polo as a sport for the idle rich

Belittle is a synonym for disparage in attack topic. You can use "Belittle" instead a verb "Disparage", if it concerns topics such as criticize, run down, understate. popular alternative
Nearby Words: disparagement, disparaging, disparagingly
Synonyms for Disparage

Common collocations

religion belittle religion disparage religion
people belittle people disparage people
anyone belittle anyone disparage anyone
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