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EtymologyEdit

From the present participle of nedsætte (reduce), in an archaic sense "belittle", "denigrate" "disparage".

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nedsɛtənə/, [ˈneðˌsɛd̥ənə]

AdjectiveEdit

nedsættende

  1. derogatory, disparaging, slighting
  2. (adverbially) disparagingly

InflectionEdit

Inflection of nedsættende
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular nedsættende 2
Neuter singular nedsættende 2
Plural nedsættende 2
Definite attributive1 nedsættende
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

nedsættende

  1. present participle of nedsætte