Synonyms and Antonyms of deprecation
refusal to accept as right or desirable
- Considering that he's a member of the old school, his deprecation of contemporary manners isn't surprising.
blame, censure, condemnation, criticism, denunciation, dispraise, opprobrium, reprehension, reproach, reprobation
antagonism, antipathy, hostility
belittlement, disparagement, objection, opposition
the act of making a person or a thing seem little or unimportant
- She resorted to deprecation of the old methods in promoting her new plans.
aspersion, backbiting, calumny, defamation, libel, slander, vilification
derision, mockery, ridicule
abuse, invective, vituperation
censure, condemnation, criticism, denouncement, denunciation
de-emphasis, minimization, soft-pedaling