Definition of derogation
OTHER WORDS FROM derogationnon·der·o·ga·tion, noun
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How to use derogation in a sentence
But the bad management of the French farmers is no derogation from the just praise of its rich soil.
They did not possess it; they were born into some tendency to derogation, into an inclination for things mentally inexpensive.
Never before was a time when derogation was always so near, a daily danger, or when the reward of resisting it was so great.
Perhaps I may, without derogation from the dignity of my subject, speak of the endowment as partly personal and partly entailed.Time and Tide|Robert S. (Robert Stawell) Ball
To do little things instead of big may be a derogation; a great deal will depend upon the way the little things are done.Picture and Text|Henry James