Dis·praise v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dispraised p. pr. & vb. n. Dispraising.] To withdraw praise from; to notice with disapprobation or some degree of censure; to disparage; to blame.
Dispraising the power of his adversaries. --Chaucer.
I dispraised him before the wicked, that the wicked might not fall in love with him. --Shak.
Dis·praise, n. The act of dispraising; detraction; blame censure; reproach; disparagement.
In praise and in dispraise the same. --Tennyson.
n : the act of speaking contemptuously of [syn: disparagement]