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derogatory
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
expressing disrespect or criticism
  • Though it was supposed to be proper for them to have an occupation, the crude fact of money-making was still regarded as derogatory, and the law, being a profession, was accounted a more gentlemanly pursuit than business.
    Chapter 14 (67% in)

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