belittle schmälern


belittle = schmälern

Pronunciation =  belittle

Pronunciation in German = schmälern

belittle in German: schmälern

Part of speechverb 

Definition in English: dismiss something or someone as not so important 

Definition in German: etwas oder jemanden als nicht so wichtig abtun

Examples in English:

  • Good teachers never belittle their students.

Examples in German:

  • Gute Lehrer schmälern ihre Schüler niemals.

Synonyms of belittle

Synonyms in German herabwürdigen,
Synonyms in English disparage, denigrate,downgrade

Antonyms of belittle

Antonyms in German loben,
Antonyms in English praise

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