depreciatory

[ dih-pree-shee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -pree-shuh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF depreciatory

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPRECIATORY

And yet I have a word to say which may seem to be depreciatory of legislators.

“A precious small one, though,” said Roberts in a depreciatory tone.

All of its despatches from the West, Churchill's as well as others, were depreciatory.

It was not only the soldiers who took this depreciatory view of France.

Sets of laudatory or depreciatory adjectives are employed in the same way.

You were alluding in a depreciatory manner to my head but it's your own head that fails.

But then, that is not depreciatory of his power and eloquence—surely not.

His depreciatory view was in part, too, I believe, an echo from his favourite Vidocq.

Surely his friends have cherished the story out of no petty love of depreciatory detail?

There was some superior and depreciatory laughter, and then Mona was required to repeat what she knew.

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