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 (dĭ-rŏg′ə-tĭv, dĕr′ə-gā′-)
1. Tending to derogate; detractive.
2. Disparaging; derogatory.

de·rog′a·tive·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.derogative - expressive of low opinion; "derogatory comments"; "disparaging remarks about the new house"
uncomplimentary - tending to (or intended to) detract or disparage


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Some of the graffiti used derogative terms indicating the arsonists thought Krosh was from Pakistan.
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However, Dr Mirza had used very derogative and offensive language against Zardari, which was tantamount to stabbing in the back of one, who raised Dr Mirza from ground to apex of political and financial status, added the Minister.
To accept the person with disability as a human being in the perspective of human rights, terms such as; crippled, handicap, disabled or mentally retarded, blind, deaf and dumb must be avoided as these terms are clearly derogative, he said adding positive terms such as; persons with disabilities, visually impaired, hearing impaired, vocally impaired and intellectually impaired must be used for promotion of positive attitude towards persons with disabilities.
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