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deprecative


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deprecative  \Dep"re*ca*tive\,  a.  [L.  deprecativus:  cf  F. 
  d['e]pr['e]catif.] 
  Serving  to  deprecate;  deprecatory.  --  {Dep"re*ca*tive*ly}, 
  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deprecative 
  adj  :  tending  to  diminish  or  disparage;  "belittling  comments"; 
  "managed  a  deprecating  smile  at  the  compliment"; 
  "deprecatory  remarks  about  the  book";  "a  slighting 
  remark"  [syn:  {belittling},  {deprecating},  {deprecatory}, 
  {depreciative},  {depreciatory},  {slighting}] 




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