Example sentences for: disparaged

How can you use “disparaged” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The fact is that burgle and burglarize saw the light of day at about the same time, 1870-71, and it is the useful old burgle , not burglarize that has been disparaged by usage critics, many of whom have argued that rob could have served for all of them.

  • Traditional thinking on employee ownership held that employees would sacrifice long-term gains for short-term rewards, which is why economists consulting in post-Communist Eastern Europe disparaged worker ownership.

  • Their few weeks here in the winter of 1838–1839 seem to have been fairly miserable: Chopin was unwell, the weather was wet and cold and bad for his chest, and George Sand disparaged the villagers in her book A Winter in Majorca, calling them “barbarians and thieves. ”

  • He disparaged painting as "retinal stupidity."

  • And if these pogo-stickers are acknowledged at all, it's their fate to be fêted in one medium and disparaged in others, although they may (like Wyndham Lewis, say) have been accomplished in more than one.


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