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used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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to criticize or make seem less important — especially in a disrespectful or contemptuous manner
  • The name Sophist was even applied without disparagement to Socrates and Plato themselves.
    Part 4 (52% in)
disparagement = criticism
  • He was used to the sinking feeling that comes from statements like this, and suggested without disparagement that she narrow it down to just Bozeman.
    Part 3 (3% in)

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