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put-downs

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1 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings
  • new hires always have to deal with put-downs and practical jokes from the older employees

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2 the act of making a person or a thing seem little or unimportant
  • your never-ending put-down of my musical talents is really starting to annoy me

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“Put-downs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/put-downs. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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