verb (used with object), de·val·ued, de·val·u·ing.
verb (used without object), de·val·ued, de·val·u·ing.
Origin of devalue
Examples from the Web for devaluing
He worries that pain is a front for the real issue—a devaluing of people with disabilities.U.K. Courts Grant Mother Right to End Her 12-Year-Old Disabled Daughter’s Life|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The commoditization of the news and devaluing of the truth are just part of our way of life now.Paddy Chayefsky: The Dark Prophet of ‘Network’ News|Tim Teeman|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I used humor to distance myself from pain, while never forgetting the pain or diminishing or devaluing it.Why Daniel Tosh’s ‘Rape Joke’ at the Laugh Factory Wasn’t Funny|Elissa Bassist|July 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
George Zimmerman pulled the trigger, but a larger ethos of devaluing life and the stereotypes of criminality loaded the gun.‘Mad Men’ Highlights Invisible Black People and Stain of Racism|Otis Moss III|March 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
verb -values, -valuing, -valued, -valuates, -valuating or -valuated
1918, a back-formation from devaluation. Related: Devalued; devaluing.