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de·rog·a·tive

 (dĭ-rŏg′ə-tĭv, dĕr′ə-gā′-)
adj.
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

derogative

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