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disparage
used in The Tipping Point

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Definition
to criticize or make seem less important — especially in a disrespectful or contemptuous manner
  • A critic looking at these tightly focused, targeted interventions might dismiss them as Band-Aid solutions. But that phrase should not be considered a term of disparagement. The Band-Aid is an inexpensive, convenient, and remarkably versatile solution to an astonishing array of problems.
    Conclusion (49% in)
disparagement = criticism or belittlement
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