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derogatory

adjective uk   /dɪˈrɒɡ.ə.tər.i/ /-tri/  us   /-ˈrɑː.ɡə.tɔːr-/
showing strong disapproval and not showing respect: He made some derogatory comment/remark about her appearance.
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