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addaword.gifdefinition of depreciatory

(also depreciative)
expressing a negative opinion or judgement
We generally try to avoid depreciatory remarks about people who have different opinions from ours.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 31/07/2012 11:48:00
Definition of depreciatory from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


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