1. disparage, belittle, pick at, knock, criticize, criticise, pick apart

usage: express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student's efforts"


1. derogative, derogatory, disparaging, uncomplimentary (vs. complimentary)

usage: expressive of low opinion; "derogatory comments"; "disparaging remarks about the new house"

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