Entry Definition
s/he says bad things about h/, disparages h/
s/he says bad things about it, disparages it
before ending, before reaching its intended terminus or destination, falling short; lowly, disparagingly
s/he speaks of h/ with low esteem, badmouths h/; disparages h/; insults h/ when talking about h/
s/he speaks of it with low esteem, badmouths it, disparages it, downplays its significance or importance
s/he speaks of it as unimportant, disparages it, denigrates it
s/he treats it disrespectfully or badly, treats it as inferior; s/he disparages it, puts it down
s/he treats h/ disrespectfully or badly, treats h/ as inferior; s/he disparages h/, puts h/ down