Belittle and Lower


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Belittle verb – To express scornfully one's low opinion of.
Lower is a synonym for belittle in disparage topic. In some cases you can use "Lower" instead a verb "Belittle", when it comes to topics like detract.
Nearby Word: belittling
Synonyms for Belittle


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Lower verb – To reduce to a lower standing in one's own eyes or in others' eyes.
Usage example: how could you lower yourself by passing off someone else's work as your own?

Belittle is a synonym for lower in demean topic. You can use "Belittle" instead a verb "Lower", if it concerns topics such as disparage.
Nearby Words: lowered, lowering, lowermost, lowercase
Synonyms for Lower

Common collocations

chance belittle chance lower chance
game belittle game lower game

Both words in one sentence

  • An example of a Rich Bastard is Shute Sutherland from Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu, which could be summed up as a male Eliza... only with more comeuppance in every of his acts to belittle whoever is of the lower status compared to him.
    Source: Rich Bitch
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Lower and Belittle. (2016). Retrieved 2021, July 25, from
Belittle & Lower. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 Jul. 2021. <>.
Lower or Belittle. 2016. Accessed July 25, 2021.

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