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1. belittling

adjective. ['bɪˈlɪtəlɪŋ, bɪˈlɪtlɪŋ'] tending to diminish or disparage.

Synonyms

  • depreciatory
  • slighting
  • uncomplimentary
  • deprecative
  • depreciative
  • deprecatory

Antonyms

  • increasing
  • favorable
  • flattering
  • uncritical

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Words that Rhyme with Belittling

  • whittling
  • whitling

Example sentences of the word belittling


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
She may also feel inferior around you, meaning belittling you will make her feel good.

2. Adjective
They don't make belittling comments or discriminate for any reason.

2. belittling

noun. ['bɪˈlɪtəlɪŋ, bɪˈlɪtlɪŋ'] the act of belittling.

Synonyms

  • disparagement

Antonyms

  • increase
  • appreciation

3. belittling

noun. ['bɪˈlɪtəlɪŋ, bɪˈlɪtlɪŋ'] a belittling comment.

Synonyms

  • derogation
  • denigration
  • depreciation

Antonyms

  • praiseful
  • praising
  • panegyric
  • eulogistic
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