derogation

[ verb der-uh-geyt; adjective der-uh-git, -geyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF derogation

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEROGATION

The pain which is produced by derogation produces effort and self-denial.

I trust that nothing which I have now said will be taken in derogation of the compromises of 1850.

In all this there shall be no derogation of our power or of the power of our son and our successors.

And then, apparently in derogation of the last inquiry: "Shut up, you!"

During the austerer days of the republic the derogation was unknown.

Customs, in derogation of the common law, must be construed strictly.

But what fruits has it produced as yet, other than continued derision and derogation of dignity?

The existence of evil involves no derogation from the perfect unity of God.

I am not saying this in derogation of the character of Mr. Aldrich.

No polite lie, no derogation of self or of what had been done.

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