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  Definition of derogation
  1. (law) the partial taking away of the effectiveness of a law; a partial repeal or abolition of a law; "any derogation of the common law is to be strictly construed"
  2. a communication that belittles somebody or something
Similar Words: disparagement, depreciation

 

Hyponyms: denigration, belittling, aspersion, slur, detraction, petty criticism, sour grapes, condescension, disdain, patronage, defamation, calumny, obloquy, traducement, hatchet job

 

Derivational Morphology: minimize, belittle, denigrate, derogate, deprecate, depreciate, disparage, pick at

 

Anagrams: Trogonidae

 

 
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