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Definitions and meanings of "Dispraised"

What do we mean by dispraised?

To notice with disapprobation or some degree of censure; to disparage, to criticize.

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The word "dispraised" in example sentences

The earliest extant version of this essay has ‘picked holes in’ for both ‘dispraised’ and ‘found certain flaws in’ NLI Ms 30493, SUNY-SB Box 18. ❋ W.B. Yeats (2000)

Fifteen or twenty years ago, when I was helping at the foundation of the Irish Literary Society in London, we were violently disparaged by newspapers and private persons for having praised Oliver Cromwell and the Danes, while we dispraised Thomas Davis. ❋ W.B. Yeats (2000)

They spoke of the masque that night, and one man dispraised it with cutting phrases that seemed unanswerable. ❋ Sarah Micklem (2009)

Those who have highly dispraised it are Dilke, Richards (at first reading), Landor, L. ❋ Unknown (2007)

My noble Emperor generously offers me the right of naming what he calls my recompense; but let not his generosity be dispraised, although it is from you, my lord, and not from his Imperial ❋ Unknown (2008)

They have dreamt of each other in their quiet dreams, these children, and their little hearts have been nearly broken when the absent one has been dispraised in jest. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Johnson, who, as we have before remarked, rarely praised or dispraised things by halves, broke forth in a warm eulogy of the author and the work, in a conversation with Boswell, to the great astonishment of the latter. ❋ Unknown (2004)

To praise his faith which I would have dispraised. ❋ Unknown (2004)

I dispraised him before the wicked, that the wicked might not fall in love with him; in which doing, I have done the part of a careful friend and a true subject, and thy father is to give me thanks for it. ❋ Unknown (2004)

For it is repugnant to the nature of that which is itself foul to be at the same time fair; and therefore it is the imitation — be the thing imitated beautiful or ugly — that, in case it do express it to the life, is commanded; and on the contrary, if the imitation make a foul thing to appear fair, it is dispraised because it observes not decency and likeness. ❋ Unknown (2004)

He commended and dispraised himself during dinner by attributing characteristics like his own to his country: ‘We Irish are too poetical to be poets; we are a nation of brilliant failures, but we are the greatest talkers since the Greeks’. ❋ W.B. Yeats (1965)

I made myself worse than I was, that I might not be dispraised; and when in any thing I had not sinned as the abandoned ones, I would say that I had done what I had not done, that I might not seem contemptible in proportion as I was innocent; or of less account, the more chaste. ❋ Unknown (1999)

If in my praise I am moved with the good of my neighbour, why am I less moved if another be unjustly dispraised than if it be myself? ❋ Unknown (1999)

Because, had he been unpraised, and these self-same men had dispraised him, and with dispraise and contempt told the very same things of him, I had never been so kindled and excited to love him. ❋ Unknown (1999)

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