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- 1. depreciating, depreciative, depreciatory, decreasing (vs. increasing)
- usage: tending to decrease or cause a decrease in value; "a depreciating currency"; "depreciatory effects on prices"
- 2. 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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See also: depreciatory (Dictionary)