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noun 
  1. A disparaging, belittle, belittling or derogatory word or expression.
adjective 
  1. disparaging, Disparaging, belittling or derogatory.
Etymology: 1882 péjorative "depreciative, disparaging" < peioratus, past participle of peiorare "make worse" < peior "worse"
  • <u>related</u>: English 1644 pejorate "to worsen" < peioratus, past participle of peiorare "make worse" < peior "worse".



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