Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Denigrate

Denigrate

  1. To blacken thoroughly; to make very black.
  2. Fig.: To blacken or sully; to defame.

Denigrate Quotations

To me, the drive for monumentality is as inbred as the desire for food and sex, regardless of how we denigrate it. Monuments differ in different periods. Each age has its own.
Philip Johnson

I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down'.
Bob Newhart

Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
Johannes Brahms

I'm not myself religious but have no wish to insult or denigrate those who are.
Martin Rees

I think that what I do, in terms of how I craft my words rhetorically, is fairly simple stuff. I don't mean that to denigrate myself. I mean that in the sense of, when I write, the person that I keep in mind is my mother-in-law.
John Scalzi
More "Denigrate" Quotations

Denigrate Translations

denigrate in German is verunglimpfen
denigrate in Spanish is denigrar
Copyright © 2001 - 2016 BrainyQuote
Disable adblock instructions
I have disabled Adblock