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deprecate

verb

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1 to express scornfully one's low opinion of
  • movie critics tried to outdo one another in deprecating the comedy as the stupidest movie of the year

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2 to hold an unfavorable opinion of
  • deprecates TV sitcoms as childish and simpleminded

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The first known use of deprecate was in 1628

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“Deprecate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deprecate. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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