derogative

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

derogate +‎ -ive

Adjective[edit]

derogative (comparative more derogative, superlative most derogative)

  1. Disparaging, tending or intending to be belittling.
  2. Of or pertaining to derogation; that derogates

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Noun[edit]

derogative (plural derogatives)

  1. (rare) A derogatory word or word-form.
    • 1870, Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society, volume 2, page 24:
      (interposing s, the characteristic of diminutives and derogatives)

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

derogative

  1. feminine plural of derogativo

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