Depreciatively
Depreciative De*pre"ci*a`tive (d[-e]*pr[=e]"sh[i^]*[=a]`t[i^]v or d[-e]*pr[=e]"sh[.a]*t[i^]v), a. Tending, or intended, to depreciate; expressing depreciation; undervaluing. -- {De*pre"ci*a`tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • depreciatively — adv. in a belittling manner, scornfully, disparagingly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • depreciatively — de·pre·cia·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • depreciatively — adverb see depreciative …   Useful english dictionary

  • depreciatory — depreciatively, adv. /di pree shee euh tawr ee, tohr ee, pree sheuh /, adj. tending to depreciate. Also, depreciative /di pree shee ay tiv, sheuh tiv/. [1795 1805; DEPRECIATE + ORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Berhyme — Be*rhyme , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Berhymed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Berhyming}.] To mention in rhyme or verse; to rhyme about. Note: [Sometimes use depreciatively.] Shak. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Berhymed — Berhyme Be*rhyme , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Berhymed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Berhyming}.] To mention in rhyme or verse; to rhyme about. Note: [Sometimes use depreciatively.] Shak. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Berhyming — Berhyme Be*rhyme , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Berhymed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Berhyming}.] To mention in rhyme or verse; to rhyme about. Note: [Sometimes use depreciatively.] Shak. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stagey — Stagy Sta gy (st[=a] j[y^]), a. [Written also {stagey}.] Having an air or manner characteristic of the stage; theatrical; artificial; as, a stagy tone or bearing; chiefly used depreciatively. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stagy — Sta gy (st[=a] j[y^]), a. [Written also {stagey}.] Having an air or manner characteristic of the stage; theatrical; artificial; as, a stagy tone or bearing; chiefly used depreciatively. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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