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Definition of Belittle

Belittle

  1. To make little or less in a moral sense; to speak of in a depreciatory or contemptuous way.

Belittle Quotations

I never had that feeling that I had to carry the weight of somebody's ignorance around with me. And that was true for racists who wanted to use the 'n' word when talking about me or about my people, or the stupidity of people who really wanted to belittle other folks because they weren't pretty or they weren't rich or they weren't clever.
Maya Angelou

I will not sit in a room with black people when the N word is used. I know it was meant to belittle a person, so I will not sit there and have that poison put on me. Now a black person can say, 'Oh, you know, I can use this word because I'm black.'
Maya Angelou

I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.
Booker T. Washington

They did it to try and belittle me, to try and to take away my pride. But I went through the whole system with them. And at the end, I - I wanted the public to know that I was okay, even though I was hurting.
Michael Jackson

I hope my tongue in prune juice smothers, If I belittle dogs and mothers.
Ogden Nash
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