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depreciative


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Depreciative  \De*pre"ci*a`tive\,  a. 
  Tending,  or  intended,  to  depreciate;  expressing  depreciation; 
  undervaluing.  --  {De*pre"ci*a`tive*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  depreciative 
  adj  1:  tending  to  decrease  or  cause  a  decrease  in  value;  "a 
  depreciating  currency";  "depreciatory  effects  on 
  prices"  [syn:  {depreciating},  {depreciatory}] 
  2:  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},  {deprecative},  {deprecatory}, 
  {depreciatory},  {slighting}] 




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