Etymology
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derogative (adj.)

"lessening, belittling, derogatory," late 15c., from French derogatif, from Latin *derogativus, from past-participle stem of derogare "take away, detrach from, diminish" (see derogatory). Related: Derogatively.

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Definitions of derogative

derogative (adj.)
expressive of low opinion;
Synonyms: derogatory / disparaging
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