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derogatory

de·rog·a·to·ry

derogatory

 
pronunciation:
d ra g to ri
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having the purpose or effect of detracting; disparaging.
She was tired and in no mood to hear any derogatory comments from her mother about her housecleaning.
synonyms:
belittling, demeaning, deprecatory, disparaging, pejorative
antonyms:
complimentary
similar words:
defamatory, degrading, injurious, insulting, offensive
derivations: derogatorily (adv.), derogatoriness (n.)
Word Parts
The word derogatory contains the following part:
rog, rogat Latin root that means ask