Deprecatingly \Dep"re*ca`ting*ly\ (-k[=a]`t[i^]ng*l[y^]), adv. In a deprecating manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • deprecatingly — adverb see deprecate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deprecatingly — See deprecate. * * * …   Universalium

  • deprecatingly — adverb In an deprecating manner; in a manner that deprecates; disapprovingly …   Wiktionary

  • deprecatingly — adv. disapprovingly; derisively, scornfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deprecatingly — dep·re·cat·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • deprecatingly — adverb see deprecating …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-deprecatingly — See self deprecating. * * * …   Universalium

  • deprecate — deprecatingly, adv. deprecation, n. deprecator, n. /dep ri kayt /, v.t., deprecated, deprecating. 1. to express earnest disapproval of. 2. to urge reasons against; protest against (a scheme, purpose, etc.). 3. to depreciate; belittle …   Universalium

  • rag — rag1 /rag/, n. 1. a worthless piece of cloth, esp. one that is torn or worn. 2. rags, ragged or tattered clothing: The tramp was dressed in rags. 3. any article of apparel regarded deprecatingly or self deprecatingly, esp. a dress: It s just an… …   Universalium

  • deprecating — [[t]de̱prɪkeɪtɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED A deprecating attitude, gesture, or remark shows that you think that something is not very good, especially something associated with yourself. [WRITTEN] Erica responded by making a little deprecating shrug.… …   English dictionary

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