Word #5, denigrate

1. Denigrate

2. “They have particular difficulty describing certain of the key cognitive symptoms of depression, such as hopelessness and self-denigration.” Seen in a scholarly journal on depression in adolescence.

3. VERB; to speak damagingly of; criticize in a derogatory manner

4. My friend denigrates her body image whenever she goes shopping for bathing suits.

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