Meaning of decry

de•cry

Pronunciation: (di-krī'), [key]
— -cried, -cry•ing.
  1. to speak disparagingly of; denounce as faulty or worthless; express censure of: She decried the lack of support for the arts in this country.
  2. to condemn or depreciate by proclamation, as foreign or obsolete coins.
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