Synonyms of deprecating


1. deprecate, disapprove, reject

usage: express strong disapproval of; deplore

2. deprecate, depreciate, vilipend, disparage, belittle, pick at

usage: belittle; "The teacher should not deprecate his student's efforts"


1. belittling, deprecating, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, slighting, uncomplimentary (vs. complimentary)

usage: tending to diminish or disparage; "belittling comments"; "managed a deprecating smile at the compliment"; "deprecatory remarks about the book"; "a slighting remark"

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