Adjective(1) expressing disapproval
(1) Apparently the pejorative term ├ö├ç├┐breeding like rabbits├ö├ç├û is well deserved.(2) So I don't really have a lot of sympathy for those who want to use pejorative terms to characterise a negotiation process.(3) The use of pejorative terms, however, served to paint such encounters in a different light which would then lend support to the conclusion at which their Lordships arrived.(4) Dissent is dehumanized, as it is branded with this pejorative title and other insulting labels like xenophobe, nativist, peacenik or anti-American dupe.(5) In his circle, ├ö├ç├┐white male├ö├ç├û is a pejorative term.(6) The strategy that Patrick used in his attack was to use ├ö├ç├┐bloggers├ö├ç├û as a pejorative , making all internet-based writers somehow equivalent.(7) Sometimes, opposition to a government-funded project leads to cleverly pejorative phrases.(8) Using ├ö├ç├┐gay├ö├ç├û as a general pejorative , which is apparently all the rage among kids these days, is hardly right.(9) Politically active conservative Christians rarely use the term dominionism as a self-description; many feel it is a loaded or pejorative term.(10) It's clearly a pejorative , so it doesn't just mean ├ö├ç├┐someone who reports something to the police,├ö├ç├û because that's surely not always bad behavior.(11) What tends to happen's, of course, if you're from the Midwest and you become a writer, you become a Midwest writer, and that feels to me that there's a mild pejorative in it, or a limitation.(12) But the reality is, however proud folks may have been of where they lived, they understood that South Central was a pejorative to the rest of the world.(13) I'm not using the term in the pejorative sense, but as the economists use it.(14) Americans have long used these pejorative terms to designate scientific and medical theories and practices for which they have no respect.(15) It pains me greatly to hear it used as a pejorative .(16) A few minutes of looking reveals similar pejorative statements throughout the book.
1. disparaging ::
2. derogatory ::
4. deprecatory ::
7. libelous ::
8. abusive ::
10. slighting ::
11. bitchy ::
Different Formspejorative, pejoratively, pejoratives
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