[dih-pree-shee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -pree-shuh-]
- tending to depreciate.
Also de·pre·ci·a·tive [dih-pree-shee-ey-tiv, -shuh-tiv] /dɪˈpri ʃiˌeɪ tɪv, -ʃə tɪv/.
Origin of depreciatory
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Examples from the Web for depreciatory
And yet I have a word to say which may seem to be depreciatory of legislators.Laws
“A precious small one, though,” said Roberts in a depreciatory tone.Hunting the Skipper
George Manville Fenn
All of its despatches from the West, Churchill's as well as others, were depreciatory.The Candidate
Joseph Alexander Altsheler
It was not only the soldiers who took this depreciatory view of France.The Marne
Sets of laudatory or depreciatory adjectives are employed in the same way.The Soul of the Far East