Word:

deprecate

dep´re`cate   Pronunciation: dĕp´rė`kāt
v. t.1.To pray against, as an evil; to seek to avert by prayer; to seek deliverance from; to express deep regret for; to desire the removal of.
[imp. & p. p. Deprecated (-kā`tĕd); p. pr. & vb. n. Deprecating (-kā`tĭng).]
2.To protest against; to advance reasons against.
3.To disapprove of strongly; to express a low opinion of.
Verb1.deprecate - express strong disapproval of; deplore
2.deprecate - belittle; "The teacher should not deprecate his student's efforts"
Synonyms: depreciate
belittle, bemoan, bewail, de-emphasize, denigrate, deplore, depreciate, derogate, despise, detract, discommend, discountenance, disdain, disesteem, disfavor, disparage, dispraise, disvalue, downplay, frown, hold in contempt, lament, make light of, make little of, make nothing of, minimize, misestimate, misprize, object, play down, put down, ridicule, sell short, set at naught, set little by, shrug off, think little of, think nothing of, underestimate, underplay, underprize, underrate, underreckon, undervalue
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