Word of the Day November 21, 2019
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Today's word: derogatorydɪˈrɒg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word derogatory
derogative, derogatory, disparaging(adj)
expressive of low opinion
"derogatory comments"; "disparaging remarks about the new house"
A trade-line on a credit report that includes negative credit history.
Tending to derogate, or lessen in value of someone; expressing derogation; detracting; injurious.
When referring to a clause in a testament: a sentence of secret character inserted by the testator alone, of which he reserves the knowledge to himself, with a condition that no will he may make thereafter shall be valid, unless this clause is inserted word for word; – a precaution to guard against later wills extorted by violence, or obtained by suggestion.
Origin: From derogatorius, from derogare; corresponding to .
tending to derogate, or lessen in value; expressing derogation; detracting; injurious; -- with from to, or unto
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The numerical value of derogatory in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of derogatory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of derogatory in a Sentence
I said some pretty derogatory things that I do regret saying.
In Chinese history, 'rabbit' was a derogatory term for homosexuals.
They are defining hateful or derogatory as meaning with the Bible says about homosexuality.
I think it has been used by some people in a derogatory manner, but I'm actually proud of the work I did.
This is ludicrous for the Clinton campaign and others to suggest that somehow I'm using a derogatory term.