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Definition of disparagingly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

disparagingly

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//dɪˈspærɪdʒɪŋli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈspærɪdʒɪŋli//
 
(formal)
 
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in a way that suggests that somebody/something is not important or valuable He spoke disparagingly of his colleagues.