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Meaning of DEPRECIATORY

Pronunciation:  di'preesheeu`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  tending to diminish or disparage; "belittling comments"; "managed a deprecating smile at the compliment"; "deprecatory remarks about the book"; "a slighting remark"
  2. [adj]  tending to decrease or cause a decrease in value; "a depreciating currency"; "depreciatory effects on prices"
 

DEPRECIATORY is a 12 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: belittling, decreasing, deprecating, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciating, depreciative, slighting, uncomplimentary
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*pre"ci*a*to*ry\, a.
Tending to depreciate; undervaluing; depreciative.

 

 

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