Belittle and Minimize

Belittle

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

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

Minimize

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Minimize verb – To express scornfully one's low opinion of.
Usage example: sore losers trying to minimize the other team's victory

Belittle is a synonym for minimize in attack topic. You can use "Belittle" instead a verb "Minimize", if it concerns topics such as play down, underrate. popular alternative
Nearby Words: minimise, minimum, minimal, minimization, minimizing
Synonyms for Minimize

Common collocations

chance belittle chance minimize chance
pain belittle pain minimize pain
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