Derogatively
Derogative De*rog"a*tive, a. Derogatory. -- {De*rog"a*tive*ly}, adv. [R.] --Sir T. Browne.

Syn: belittling, depreciative, deprecatory, depreciatory, derogatory, detractive, detracting, slighting, pejorative, denigratory. [1913 Webster]


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