AskDefine | Define deprecating

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deprecating 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, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, slighting]

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Verb

deprecating
  1. present participle of deprecate

Adjective

  1. In manner that deprecates; insulting; belittling.

Derived terms

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