Definition of disparagement:
- Injurious comparison with an inferior; a depreciating or dishonoring opinion or insinuation; diminution of value; dishonor; indignity; reproach; disgrace; detraction; - commonly with to.
- Matching any one in marriage under his or her degree; injurious union with something of inferior excellence; a lowering in rank or estimation.
- detraction (part of speech: noun)
- contempt (part of speech: noun)
- disapproval (part of speech: noun)
- malediction (part of speech: noun)
- protest (part of speech: noun)
- "The Art of Public Speaking", Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein.
- "Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete", Washington Irving.
Therefore, I pray your Worships, in the most humble manner, not to take my going off amiss, for I was loth to hear others despise you; and remember too that my staying away might result in injury to the truth and the disparagement of your good name.- "The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli", Johann Hottinger.