Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The use of purely local terms in all writing is to be deprecated.

Family quarrels are, of all other dissentions, the most to be deprecated.

But Sabbataï deprecated the homage; of Redemption he spake no word.

The recognition of Hayti as an independent state was to be deprecated.

He knew it was addressed to Allen, and that it deprecated war, and that it was mocking.

"Oh, I forgot," deprecated the Master of the House with real concern.

Pitt then deprecated the effort to inflame the insular pride of Irishmen.

The effect of this re-opening of the question was deprecated by Dr. Ryerson and others.

And this spirit, like most spirits, may have its uses; it is not entirely to be deprecated.

"Not immoderately good; we are a frivolous family," she deprecated.