a. expressing low opinion; disparaging; belittling
I no longer care what they say of me, but I feel every word derogatory of you.
Sentence in Classic:
Just as Levin had disliked all the trivial preparations for his wedding, as derogatory to the grandeur of the event, now he felt still more offensive the preparations for the approaching birth, the date of which they reckoned, it seemed, on their fingers.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
To have imposed any derogatory work upon him, would have been to inflict a wanton insult on the feelings of a most respectable man.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context