verb (used without object), der·o·gat·ed, der·o·gat·ing.
verb (used with object), der·o·gat·ed, der·o·gat·ing.
Origin of derogate
Related formsder·o·ga·tion, nounnon·der·o·ga·tion, nounun·der·o·gat·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for derogation
To call Herbert Hoover "English" as a cheap form of derogation, is to reveal a surprising paucity of invention in criticism.Herbert Hoover|Vernon Kellogg
Horsley can see no derogation to Christianity in the resemblance of this theory to that of the Christian Trinity.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century|Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
It is no derogation to rank to elevate beauty adorned with virtue.Wit and Wisdom of Don Quixote|Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Diuerse writings were found there also, in derogation of such honor as then was thought due our ladie.Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (3 of 6): England (2 of 9)|Raphael Holinshed
No polite lie, no derogation of self or of what had been done.Where the Trail Divides|Will Lillibridge