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pe·jor·a·tive

 (pĭ-jôr′ə-tĭv, -jŏr′-, pĕj′ə-rā′tĭv, pē′jə-)
adj.
Disparaging; belittling: "The label Neandertal took on a pejorative connotation decades ago; it implied boorishness at best and stupidity at worst" (Craig Stanford).
n.
A disparaging or belittling word or expression.

pe·jor′a·tive·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.pejoratively - in a pejorative manner; "I am not using the word pejoratively"
Translations

pejoratively

[pɪˈdʒɒrətɪvlɪ] ADVpeyorativamente, de manera peyorativa, despectivamente

pejoratively

[pɪˈdʒɒrɪtɪvlɪ] advspregiativamente
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