denigrate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word denigrate
focus on the 'nigrate' part of this word and relate it to 'nigger' (which means people who have black skin) no racism plz...
DENIGRATE=DENY+GREAT.so if yu deny someone is great ,it means you BELITTLE him
When Pakistan was divided from INDIA many people DENIGRATED (attack the good name and reputation ) Mahatma Gandhi who dedicated his life for (Swathantra Bharat ) our freedom and our future
denigrate -> take out the ni de(ni)grate. now its degrade. tht s to defame or disparage sumone..
deni-grate sounds like deni-great..takes off the reputation of great people
denigrate>> DENY+GRATEful= persons who defame someone DENY to be GRATEful to him/her.
degrade and make him defame
The NI in the centre also stands for night or black. Denigrate means to convert a white guy into a nigger by "deny"ing him "great"-ness