Derogated
Derogate Der"o*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Derogated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Derogating}.] [L. derogatus, p. p. of derogare to derogate; de- + rogare to ask, to ask the people about a law. See {Rogation}.] 1. To annul in part; to repeal partly; to restrict; to limit the action of; -- said of a law. [1913 Webster]

By several contrary customs, . . . many of the civil and canon laws are controlled and derogated. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster]

2. To lessen; to detract from; to disparage; to depreciate; -- said of a person or thing. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Anything . . . that should derogate, minish, or hurt his glory and his name. --Sir T. More. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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