Synonyms for deprecative
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPRECATIVE
I yielded to an instinct for deprecative horse-play, one of my worst faults, begot of an inferiority-complex.
The gray man turned his opened palm outwards with a deprecative motion which was not English at all.
They made their feelings public by scandalized aspirations, suppressed oh-h-hs, and deprecative shakings of the heads.
mid-15c., "praying for deliverance," from Middle French déprécatif (13c.), from Late Latin deprecativus, from past participle stem of Latin deprecari (see deprecation). Related: Deprecatively.