Definition of Belittled in English :

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Belittled meaning in English

Meaning of Belittled in English

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Belittled pronunciation in English

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1. belittled, diminished, small

made to seem smaller or less (especially in worth)

Example Sentences:
'her comments made me feel small'

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verb (transitive)
to consider or speak of (something) as less valuable or important than it really is; disparage
to cause to make small; dwarf

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verb transitiveWord forms: beˈlittled or beˈlittling
to make seem little, less important, etc.; speak slightingly of; depreciate

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tr.v. be·lit·tled, be·lit·tling, be·lit·tles
1. To represent or speak of as unimportant or contemptible: a person who belittled our efforts to do the job right. See Synonyms at disparage.
2. To cause to seem little or smaller than something else: "Away on the very edge of the cliffs, close under the sky, were pines, belittled by distance" (Stewart Edward White).

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