Meaning of deprecation in English:


Pronunciation /dɛprɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

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‘So what do we get this year, without the slightest hint of deprecation?’
  • ‘He lost the ticket too, so he returned from his beat with a face like thunder snarling dire deprecations at the scavenger hunters.’
  • ‘Their efforts deserve praise rather than deprecation.’
  • ‘This sort of deprecation needs to stop if we ever want to feel proud of who we are.’
  • ‘His tone is tauntingly acidic, his expression world-weary but capable of mischievous reigniting; his hands keep taking off on a little dance of impatience and deprecation.’