What is the meaning of the word derogative? derogative in American English
(dɪˈrɑɡətɪv) adjective. lessening; belittling; derogatory.
Is there such a word as derogative? Tending or intending to belittle: deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, derogatory, detractive, disparaging, low, pejorative, slighting, uncomplimentary.
How do you use derogative in a sentence? How to use derogative in a sentence. His mention of Lillian made Aileen think of her in a faintly derogative way for a moment.
What are examples of derogatory? Accounts that have been charged off, collection accounts or accounts showing a status of repossession or voluntary surrender, foreclosure or government claim may all be considered derogatory. Bankruptcy public records and accounts showing discharged in bankruptcy may also be labeled derogatory.