dispraise

verb
dis·praise | \(ˌ)dis-ˈprāz \

Definition of dispraise 

transitive verb

: to comment on with disapproval or censure

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Other Words from dispraise

dispraise noun
dispraiser noun
dispraisingly \-ˈprā-ziŋ-lē \ adverb

Examples of dispraise in a Sentence

the movie is an old-fashioned romance, and in calling it that, I don't mean to dispraise it at all

First Known Use of dispraise

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dispraise

Middle English dispraisen, from Anglo-French despreiser, despriser, from des- dis- + preiser to praise

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