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Definition 1: given to expressing disapproval - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(deprecative is similar to ...) marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws

"a critical attitude"

Definition 2: tending to diminish or disparage - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where deprecative or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

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(deprecative is similar to ...) tending to (or intended to) detract or disparage

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