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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: dispraise (0.00774 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: dispraise dispraise n : the act of speaking contemptuously of [syn: disparagement]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Dispraise Dispraise \Dis*praise"\, n. [Cf. OF. despris. See Dispraise, v. t.] The act of dispraising; detraction; blame censure; reproach; disparagement. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] In praise and in dispraise the same. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Dispraise \Dis*praise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dispraised; p. pr. & vb. n. Dispraising.] [OE. dispreisen, OF. desprisier, despreisier, F. d['e]priser; pref. des- (L. dis-) + prisier, F. priser, to prize, praise. See Praise, and cf. Disprize, Depreciate.] To withdraw praise from; to notice with disapprobation or some degree of censure; to disparage; to blame. [1913 Webster] Dispraising the power of his adversaries. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] I dispraised him before the wicked, that the wicked might not fall in love with him. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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