Perjoritive | Adjective, Noun



Expressing contempt or disapproval

  1. Expressing contempt or disapproval
    expressing contempt or disapproval.
    ""permissiveness" is used almost universally as a pejorative term"
    synonyms: disparaging, derogatory, denigratory, deprecatory, defamatory, slanderous, libelous, abusive, insulting, slighting;
    informal bitchy
    "his remarks were considered too pejorative for daytime radio"
    antonyms: complimentary
noun: pejorative; plural noun: pejoratives
  1. a word expressing contempt or disapproval.

Expressing contempt or disapproval.

ad ho·mi·nem
ad ˈhämənəm/
adverb & adjective
  1. (of an argument or reaction) directed against a person rather than the position they are maintaining.
    "vicious ad hominem attacks"
  2. relating to or associated with a particular person.
    "the office was created ad hominem for Fenton"
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