In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Both hussy and housewife have their origin in Old English huswif, but hussy has undergone semantic derogation.
- That is, low-power parents engaged in more verbal derogation of children than did high-power parents after being primed to think in terms of competition.
- After all, ethnic slurs can start out as euphemisms (meant to avoid identifying anyone blatantly by nationality) before evolving into derogations.
- Some sections of the public are now trained to feast on other people's downfalls and derogation.
- It suggests that you can have outgroup derogation without ingroup love prejudice.
- The semantic derogation of women fulfils a dual function: it helps to construct female inferiority and it also helps to confirm it.
- For more than a century, we can trace a consistent biological derogation of women, by men, right up to the present.
- Women who have a sense of personal inadequacy may project their views about themselves to a lack of trust and derogation of women in general.
- Hostile behaviors range from criticism or derogation to actual physical aggression such as pushing or hitting.
- Those failing the test would remain in derogation: to all intents and purposes, they would be excluded from the new institutional framework.
- Inversely, lack of assets and failure to ‘live nobly’ could in certain circumstances lead to derogation or loss of nobility.
- However, attitudes toward the civil rights of gay people might be directly related to measures of out-group derogation.
- Enthusiasm was a term of derogation among her contemporaries.
- I don't think the prosecution should sit on their hands in court if the defence is using derogation of victims in mitigation.
- He concludes with a gibe at his colleagues' casual derogation of the blogs.
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