Insult and criticize

derogatory
(adj)
dǝ-RO-gǝ-tǝr-ee
Meaning

expressing a low opinion of something; expressing disrespect for something

1st Sample Sentence

He was shocked to learn that this so-called friend of his regularly made derogatory comments about him in his absence.

Root

de (away)#rogare (to ask, question, propose) (Latin)

Mnemonics

de rogue -- you always will have a low opinion of rogues (diseases, rouges is a Hindi word) de-erogat-ory = He is Arrogant. so everyone has a low opinion about him

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