AskDefine | Define disparagingly

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disparagingly adv : in a disparaging manner; "these mythological figures are described disparagingly as belonging `only to a story'" [syn: slightingly]

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Adverb

  1. Insultingly
    ''The candidate spoke of his opponent disparagingly, but they only made him seem small for insulting a worthy adversary.
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