contemptuously (part of speech: adverb)
- But the latter is not to be spoken of disparagingly, for in the admirable time of French production about the time of the formation of the Gobelins, low- warp work was almost as well executed as high- warp, and as much valued. - "The Tapestry Book", Helen Churchill Candee.
- " Ye're one o' them artists, I'm thinkin'," he said, eyeing my panthers disparagingly. - "Fanny Goes to War", Pat Beauchamp.
- Mr. Devlin gallantly said that he was at her disposal, and with a kind of pride added that there was plenty in the valley which would interest her; for he was a frank, bluff man, who would as quickly have spoken disparagingly of what belonged to himself, if it was not worthy, as have praised it. - "Mrs. Falchion, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009.