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derogatory

adjective     /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 .Critical and uncomplimentary
(Definition of derogatory adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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