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Overview of noun belittling

The noun belittling has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. denigration, belittling

(a belittling comment)

2. belittling

(the act of belittling)

Overview of verb belittle

The verb belittle has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. minimize, belittle, denigrate, derogate

(cause to seem less serious; play down; "Don't belittle his influence")

2. disparage, belittle, pick at

(express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student's efforts")

3. diminish, belittle

(lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues")

Overview of adj belittling

The adj belittling has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. belittling, deprecating, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, slighting

(tending to diminish or disparage; "belittling comments"; "managed a deprecating smile at the compliment"; "deprecatory remarks about the book"; "a slighting remark") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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