belittled Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb cause to seem less serious; play down
minimize; derogate; denigrate; belittle.
- Don't belittle his influence
verb express a negative opinion of
pick at; disparage; belittle.
- She disparaged her student's efforts
verb lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of
- don't belittle your colleagues
adjective satellite made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)
- her comments made me feel small
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