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dis·val·ue

 (dĭs-văl′yo͞o)
tr.v. dis·val·ued, dis·val·u·ing, dis·val·ues
To regard as of little or no value: "Modern culture ... has disvalued chastity, fidelity, and also piety" (Peter Kreeft).
n.
A negative value of something.

disvalue

(dɪsˈvæljuː)
n
disparagement
vb (tr)
to consider of little value

dis•val•ue

(dɪsˈvæl yu)

n., v. -ued, -u•ing. n.
1. disesteem; disparagement.
v.t.
2. Archaic. to depreciate; disparage.
[1595–1605]
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By contrast, consider how Rees defines development and economic globalization as the North's "appropriation of carrying capacity" (1994) of the South, or Gustavo Esteva's definition of development: "Establishing economic value requires the disvaluing of all other forms of social existence" (1992: 18).
It is Rechy's habit to pull no punches when exposing those he thinks are undermining or disvaluing his personhood as a gay man.
Advocates worry that those who internalize the oppressive group's disvaluing of their lives may come to regard themselves as a burden when they need medical care.