Word of the Day – Oct. 16 – Derogate

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Verb: Derogate  (DAIR-uh-gayt)

Definition:

1. To cause to seem inferior: disparage.

2. To take away a part so as to impair: detract.

3. To act beneath one’s position or character.

Sample sentence: It is easy to derogate the prom committee for its lackluster theme now, but nobody came forward with any better ideas when it was being discussed.

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