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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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He would take on Dr Oburu Oginga, then a nominated MP, repeatedly referring to him pejoratively as the former Prime Minister's brother.
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As patents have become a necessity to support commercialization, a new class of patent owners, referred to as non-practicing entities (NPEs) or pejoratively called "patent trolls," has emerged.
However, these facilities are typically not important enough to have their own category in the Uniform System of Accounts, being grouped together rather pejoratively as Other (or Minor) Operated Departments (OOD or MOD).
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In Elizabethan England, the term Moor, or Morro elsewhere in Europe, referred pejoratively to the Muslims from the Maghreb countries of North Africa who, in AD711, had conquered the Iberian Peninsula - a land they went on to call Andalus, but from which they were expelled in 1492.