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belittle definition

belittle


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  belittle 
 
  2  of  3  senses  of  belittle 
 
  Sense  1 
  minimize,  belittle,  denigrate,  derogate 
  =>  talk  down 
 
  Sense  2 
  disparage,  belittle,  pick  at 
  =>  pan,  tear  apart,  trash 
  =>  discredit,  disgrace 
  =>  deprecate,  depreciate 
  =>  minimize,  belittle,  denigrate,  derogate 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  belittle 
 
  2  of  3  senses  of  belittle 
 
  Sense  1 
  minimize,  belittle,  denigrate,  derogate 
  =>  talk  down 
 
  Sense  2 
  disparage,  belittle,  pick  at 
  =>  pan,  tear  apart,  trash 
  =>  discredit,  disgrace 
  =>  deprecate,  depreciate 
  =>  deflate,  puncture 
  =>  minimize,  belittle,  denigrate,  derogate 
  =>  talk  down 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  belittle 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  belittle 
 
  3  senses  of  belittle 
 
  Sense  1 
  minimize,  belittle,  denigrate,  derogate 
  =>  disparage,  belittle,  pick  at 
 
  Sense  2 
  disparage,  belittle,  pick  at 
  =>  criticize,  criticise,  pick  apart 
 
  Sense  3 
  diminish,  belittle 
  =>  decrease,  lessen,  minify 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  belittle 
 
  belittle  used  as  a  verb  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  3) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  belittle 
 
  Sense  1 
  minimize,  belittle,  denigrate,  derogate 
  =>  disparage,  belittle,  pick  at 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  disparage,  belittle,  pick  at 
  =>  criticize,  criticise,  pick  apart 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  diminish,  belittle 
  =>  decrease,  lessen,  minify 
  -------------- 
 
  Overview  of  verb  belittle 
 
  The  verb  belittle  has  3  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  minimize,  belittle,  denigrate,  derogate  --  (belittle;  "Don't  belittle  his  influence") 
  2.  disparage,  belittle,  pick  at  --  (express  a  negative  opinion  of  "She  disparaged  her  student's  efforts") 
  3.  diminish,  belittle  --  (lessen  the  authority,  dignity,  or  reputation  of  "don't  belittle  your  colleagues") 
 
  Grep  of  adj  belittle 
  belittled 
 
  Overview  of  verb  belittle 
 
  The  verb  belittle  has  3  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  minimize,  belittle,  denigrate,  derogate  --  (belittle;  "Don't  belittle  his  influence") 
  2.  disparage,  belittle,  pick  at  --  (express  a  negative  opinion  of  "She  disparaged  her  student's  efforts") 
  3.  diminish,  belittle  --  (lessen  the  authority,  dignity,  or  reputation  of  "don't  belittle  your  colleagues") 



belittle definition