HyperDic: deprecating

English > 1 sense of the word deprecating:
ADJECTIVEalldeprecating, belittling, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, slightingtending to diminish or disparage
deprecating > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'prahkey.tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > deprecating: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningtending to diminish or disparage.
Example "managed a deprecating smile at the compliment"
Synonymsbelittling, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, slighting
Broaderuncomplimentarytending to (or intended to) detract or disparage
Spanishdesaprobatorio, reprobatorio
Catalandesaprobatori, reprobatori

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