Deprecation Definition

noun

(uncountable) The act of deprecating.

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(countable) A praying against evil; prayer that an evil may be removed or prevented; strong expression of disapprobation.

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Entreaty for pardon; petitioning.

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(countable) An imprecation or curse.

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Other Word Forms of Deprecation

Noun

Singular:
deprecation
Plural:
deprecations

Origin of Deprecation

  • From Middle French deprecation (French: déprécation), from Latin dÄ“precātiōnem, from dÄ“precātiō (“deprecation, invocation"), from dÄ“precor (“avert, warn off; deprecate").

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