deprecatorily
adverb see deprecatory

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • deprecatorily — See deprecatory. * * * …   Universalium

  • deprecatorily — adv. disparagingly, while expressing disapproval; apologetically …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deprecatorily — depˈrecātorily adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑deprecate …   Useful english dictionary

  • deprecatory — deprecatorily, adv. deprecatoriness, n. /dep ri keuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. 1. of the nature of or expressing disapproval, protest, or depreciation. 2. apologetic; making apology. [1580 90; < LL deprecatorius, equiv. to L depreca(ri) (see… …   Universalium

  • deprecatory — adjective Date: 1586 1. seeking to avert disapproval ; apologetic 2. serving to deprecate ; disapproving • deprecatorily adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deprecatory — /dɛprəˈkeɪtəri/ (say depruh kaytuhree) adjective 1. of the nature of deprecation; expressing deprecation. 2. apologetic; expressing apology. {deprecat(e) + ory1} –deprecatorily, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • dep|re|cat|ing|ly — «DEHP ruh KAY tihng lee», adverb. in a manner that expresses deprecation; deprecatorily …   Useful english dictionary

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