Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Undervalue (something or someone)‘I'm not going to disvalue the way they feel’
- ‘Illness is an explanatory concept that describes the human perception, experience, and interpretation of certain socially disvalued states.’
- ‘It is unlikely that our finding reflects a reporting bias such as might occur when women are more reticent about admitting to disvalued behaviors.’
- ‘If we discover that attaining it has further, disvalued, consequences, we also prize it less.’
- ‘A less restrictive approach is that of critical-level utilitarianism, which disvalues only individuals whose utility level is below some fixed, low but positive threshold.’
A negative value or worth.‘a story in which exhibitionism is a disvalue’
- ‘Socrates means to emphasize that nothing outweighs in positive value the disvalue of doing unjust actions.’
- ‘They will act out their disvalue with the attendant social problems that ensue.’
- ‘It would be pedantic to claim instead that inequality has disvalue.’
- ‘Rather, expected good is calculated by multiplying the value or disvalue of possible outcomes by rational or justified probability estimates.’
- ‘Traditional formulations of double effect require that the value of promoting the good end outweigh the disvalue of the harmful side effect.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.