What does deprecatory mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term deprecatory:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. belittling, deprecating, deprecative, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, slighting(adj)

    tending to diminish or disparage

    "belittling comments"; "managed a deprecating smile at the compliment"; "deprecatory remarks about the book"; "a slighting remark"


  1. deprecatory(a.)

    Serving to deprecate; expressing a low opinion of.

  2. Origin: [L. deprecatorius.]


  1. deprecatory(Adjective)

    That deprecates; apologetic or disparaging

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deprecatory(adj)

    serving to deprecate; tending to remove or avert evil by prayer; apologetic

  2. Origin: [L. deprecatorius.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deprecatory in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deprecatory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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