depreciatory

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de·pre·cia·to·ry

 (dĭ-prē′shə-tôr′ē) also de·pre·cia·tive (-shə-tĭv, -shē-ā′tĭv)
adj.
1. Diminishing in value.
2. Disparaging; belittling.

de•pre•ci•a•to•ry

(dɪˈpri ʃi əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ˈpri ʃə-)

also de•pre•ci•a•tive

(-ʃiˌeɪ tɪv, -ʃə tɪv)

adj.
tending to depreciate.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.depreciatory - tending to decrease or cause a decrease in value; "a depreciating currency"; "depreciatory effects on prices"
decreasing - becoming less or smaller
2.depreciatory - tending to diminish or disparage; "belittling comments"; "managed a deprecating smile at the compliment"; "deprecatory remarks about the book"; "a slighting remark"
uncomplimentary - tending to (or intended to) detract or disparage

depreciatory

adjective
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depreciatory