Definition of "belittling" []

  • To consider or speak of (something) as less valuable or important than it really is; disparage (verb)
  • To cause to make small; dwarf (verb)
  • Present participle of belittle. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

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Use "belittling" in a sentence
  • "But I guess you would rather show your immense intelligence by engaging in belittling comments and or calling someone stupid."
  • "Nam-Bok shrugged his shoulders in belittling fashion."
  • "We have a Home Secretary that hates us, a Policing Minister who takes pleasure in belittling Policing … Worrying times on January 5, 2008 at 11: 34 pm | Reply XTP"