Examples of deprecatory in a Sentence
he typically followed up any mention of his accomplishments with some deprecatory comments about his perceived failures
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What the show is really selling is the Chang attitude and mystique, a combination of ego, exactitude, foul-mouthed rebelliousness and self-deprecatory nerdiness.
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First Known Use of deprecatory
belittling, contemptuous, decrying, degrading, demeaning, denigrative, denigratory, depreciative, depreciatory, derisory, derogative, derogatory, detractive, disdainful, disparaging, pejorative, scornful, slighting, uncomplimentary;
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