Translation of belittle in Spanish:

belittle

menospreciar, v.

Pronunciation /bɪˈlɪt(ə)l//bəˈlɪdl/

transitive verb

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    (achievements) menospreciar
    (person) denigrar
    (person) rebajar
    to belittle oneself menospreciarse
    • He gets off to a bad start by belittling the category and the nominees.
    • My purpose here is not to qualify my message by belittling science.
    • How sad to hear commentators belittling the march.
    • I am also provoked to wonder about the moral framework of someone who belittles his friends in public.
    • Worse, mom constantly ridiculed Betty, belittling her long nose and unkempt manner of dress.
    • There is no point in ignoring our history or belittling our heritage.
    • Without belittling the importance of media research, it's time that the rule of the real governed policy as well.
    • I have learnt never to underestimate the worth of young people, nor to ridicule or belittle them.
    • His wife, Lori, belittles his obsession and ridicules his dreams.
    • She constantly criticizes and belittles the husband in screaming tones.
    • If you belittle their opinions or dismiss their problems, they'll stop talking to you.
    • He was someone else entirely; he sneered at me, belittled me and found every excuse to tear apart anything I liked.
    • When he spoke of a sign of personal virtue, he seemed to be belittling the importance of conservation.
    • Her father bullies and belittles her - which may be why she takes a liking to Peter.
    • In ignorance, they seek to belittle it and minimise its importance to the individual.
    • Do you actually feel more manly or powerful after belittling a fellow human?
    • I'm just not in the mood for that snide voice belittling me, yet.
    • I know I make fun of it all the time but this is not to be mistaken for belittling the courage of all those who participate.
    • I think she felt it was belittling her loss so I got stuck in and several letters later we got a result.
    • He does not dismiss or belittle the gifts and talents that his Creator endowed to him.