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Meaning of 贬义

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biǎn (Trad.: 貶義)
derogatory sense; negative connotation
Related Words
Antonyms: 褒义
Example Sentences
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turkey
Due to the reputation of turkeys being incredibly stupid, the term "turkey" began being used as a slang, derogatory term meaning something akin to "idiot" around the early 20th century.
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I recall my teacher in primary school telling me that the word "jealousy" was like "admiration", only in a negative sense, like when you get angry if others do better than you.
3
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The situation is so dire that Japan is now a dirty word in economics, a synonym for never ending malaise and decay.
4
And since every character has a meaning, translators must also seek to avoid those characters with negative or weird connotations.
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The term scholasticism then began to be used in a derogatory sense.