I yielded to an instinct for deprecative horse-play, one of my worst faults, begot of an inferiority-complex.
They made their feelings public by scandalized aspirations, suppressed oh-h-hs, and deprecative shakings of the heads.
She merely rocked a trifle faster and turned a smile which she strove to make amusedly deprecative upon her hostess.
The gray man turned his opened palm outwards with a deprecative motion which was not English at all.
Mike said something deprecative of his own efforts and took the package.
On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deprecative, such as: belittling, critical, deprecating, deprecatory, depreciative, and depreciatory.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.