deprecate


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Synonyms for deprecate

disapprove of

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Synonyms for deprecate

to have or express an unfavorable opinion of

Synonyms for deprecate

express strong disapproval of

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Those who profess freedom and yet deprecate agitation are people who want crops without plowing the ground.
They often seem to emphasize a life based on intellectual pursuits as the highest form of existence and to deprecate more social but less rationally demanding forms of existence.
While I deprecate the artificial division of our country into "North" and "South", I wonder whether your correspondent may have got it wrong.
Ms Boothroyd said: "If there has been direct leaking and briefing of policy changes I deprecate it most strongly.
Indeed, to say that such damage is not desired is to deprecate the litigant's character or sanity, perhaps justifiably.
The Institute does not mean to deprecate the need for the government to control its budget deficit, but we do suggest that blindly slashing the TSM budget would be short-sighted.
Similarly, as Words Into Type notes, deprecate means to express disapproval or regret; depreciate means to lessen in value.