deprecatory : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • s  tending to diminish or disparage
    deprecatory remarks about the book

  • Some figures that showed a continuing rise were clouded by deprecatory "buts.
  • Out of experience came a typical self-deprecatory gag.
  • Play off the massive and manifest failures of what you still call a profession with mock self deprecatory humor.
News & Articles

  • Manufacturing In The States: A Hardware Startup Perspective
    I first met Dan McDonley at a crowdfunding event in San Francisco about a month ago, ?After all, who wants to follow a standing desk (on Twitter)?? he asked the pleasantly-drunk audience gathered to discuss strategies for crowdfunding campaigns. McDonley?s self-deprecatory humor masks a moderately-successful debut in the hardware startup scene. His product - a mobile standing desk called Ninja ...
    Sept. 27, 2013 - Forbes

  • Abraham Foxman in Washington Post
    While we appreciate that some of the deprecatory language has been removed ...... we are deeply troubled and disappointed that the framework and intention to petition God for Jews to accept Jesus as Lord was kept intact,Abraham Foxman, US...
  • APJ Abdul Kalam in Hindu
    President Kalam noted on the file: "It is well recognised that the image of a Judge and his credibility with the public are of utmost importance. The deprecatory remarks of three brother judges against Shri Vijender Jain therefore become...
  • George Yeo in Channel News Asia
    He was not only brilliant and an outstanding Malaysian, he was always able to put forward his views in a most charming way with a wonderful self-deprecatory sense of humour,said Mr Yeo.

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