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pejorative

(pĭ-jawr′ă-tĭv) (pē″jă-rā′tĭv) [L. pejor, worse]
1. Tending to become or make worse.
2. Disparaging or belittling.
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See Project Report, supra note 16, at 13 ("Most participants at the workshops noted that the word `feminist' has a perjorative and negative connotation in their countries.
It seems "junk bonds," are destined to carry the perjorative slang of "junk bonds," but corporate America clearly finds little that is actually "junk" in these finance vehicles.
That, of course, is black-and-white, perjorative phrasing, and it implies that the real world of assessing information we deal in is black-and-white.
It is the candour of Machiavelli and not Machiavelli himself which has shocked generations into using the adjective in a perjorative way.
They conclude that Gregoire employed revolutionary vandalism in a perjorative sense and the key meaning can be summed up in destruction, degradation, and dissipation.
Bog standard has no lavatorial connections, perjorative or otherwise.