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derogatory
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Northanger Abbey
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  • It is a new circumstance in romance, I acknowledge, and dreadfully derogatory of an heroine’s dignity; but if it be as new in common life, the credit of a wild imagination will at least be all my own.

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  • It is unacceptable to use derogatory terms to reference a race or ethnicity.
  • She made a number of derogatory comments and left the meeting.

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