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derogatory
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

2 uses
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Definition
expressing disrespect or criticism
  • I hope, in what has been said of Virgil, with regard to any of these heads, I have no way derogated from his character.
    Preface (41% in)
  • 276 The example of Nausicaa, in the Odyssey, proves that the duties of the laundry were not thought derogatory, even from the dignity of a princess, in the heroic times.
    Footnotes (90% in)

There are no more uses of "derogatory" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope).

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