Pejorative in a sentence

10 example sentences for Pejorative

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Pejorative pronounciation



Pejorative - Definition


»  expressing disapproval or belittling the importance of something


Use Pejorative in a sentence


  • While the detective was supposed to be neutral, he described the suspect in a pejorative manner.

  • A pejorative remark usually brings about an angry response from the listener.

  • Although the writer meant to be kind, his words implied a pejorative point of view.

  • With your pejorative criticism, you have succeeded in making me dislike you!

  • Even though I had a good explanation for my lateness, my employer still described my conduct in a pejorative way.



  • Rather than behave like a responsible adult, the woman spoke in a pejorative tone to the small child.

  • His pejorative statement created a division between the two groups.

  • While the movie critic made pejorative comments about the film’s plot, he praised the lead actor.

  • Since his tone is always so pejorative, it is not surprising he does not have any friends!

  • If you make pejorative remarks in front of your customers, it is highly likely they will not return to your business.


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Pejorative Synonyms


belittling, degrade, demean, scorn, disparage


Pejorative Antonyms


praising, approving, applauding, kindhearted, warmhearted


Related Forms


pejoratively (adverb)


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