Denigrate in a sentence as a verb

I do not denigrate that argument even as I oppose it.

"I really don't understand the need to denigrate Apple.

Let's focus on that and denigrate those comments, not some random crude comments a couple guys said in private.

It's easy to denigrate obvious waste like empty buildings.

Or do you want to build a startup?I don't mean to denigrate your feelings... I think that your desire to improve is a good thing.

/sarcasmWhy do some people try to denigrate something which is wonderful with smart alecky comments.

There's hardly any text on the site at all, much less enough to 'denigrate an entire industry'.This is just a web page with 10 photos on it with a cc license.

" I find it completely disingenuous that you denigrate an entire industry and portray a pittance of images as the salvation.

I suspect that's not the author's intention -- he's setting out to celebrate the homeless, not to denigrate them -- but some of his language lends itself to misinterpretation.

There is no need to denigrate functional programming, it fits extremely well with these applied math problems and helps a lot with reducing complexity of implementation, in my opinion.

The brand — and the TV ad, the movie and the fictional spokesman — is hyperaware of its own fictionality and thus earns the right to simultaneously denigrate and elevate itself as divine.

When 'tptacek is wrong, he's obnoxiously wrong, especially in his inability to believe in government misbehavior, and his willingness to denigrate "message board nerds" on that sort of matter.

So you admit that you're out of your field but then go on to opine about how the scientists that actually are in the field are doing something wrong, and denigrate the predictions they're making as "just simulations" without any experiments.

Do you read every comment as though it is in some way attempting to degrade your image?Here you denigrate the HN community, saying it doesn't generate a significant amount of traffic for your site or whatever, and then go on to say you won't respond to the petty "idiots".

"It is neither daring nor original to predict that within decades the world's best chess player will be a machine ... Other games such as Go are presently less susceptible to machine analysis, a fact which sometimes provokes incredible displays of intellectual snobbery from Go players who like to denigrate chess as a child's game.

Denigrate definitions


cause to seem less serious; play down; "Don't belittle his influence"

See also: minimize belittle derogate


charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"

See also: defame slander smirch asperse calumniate smear sully besmirch