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Synonyms for depreciative

Synonyms for depreciative

tending to decrease or cause a decrease in value

tending to diminish or disparage

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Understanding visitor attitudes related to LNT is critical to craft effective educational messages that can potentially reduce depreciative behavior in park and protected areas.
All three expressions are depreciative, similarly to helicopter parent; however, in these cases the pejorative sense can be traced back to our common knowledge of these machines--namely that they are big, sturdy and dangerous for those who get in their way (i.e., teachers, educators, etc.).
But while for Lowes this observation has a lightly depreciative intention, Silkin begins to see what free verse's consequential opportunities might be: "Dispensing with metricality, it is not enough to make a non-metrical poem.
Seeskin's phenomenological analysis is not based on sources that tend toward apocalyptic and mythical messianism, and indirectly, it is depreciative of them.
Of human beings: To cry in a loud and deep voice; to shout, vociferate, roar (depreciative or humorous); also (seriously) to roar from pain.
Gendered connotations of critical terms are ubiquitous, and the "feminine" phrases are depreciative, even when intended as critical appraisal.
That is why from the cycles Angelique, Hortense, Clarisse have been translated into Romanian only those poems that were less depreciative towards women and especially those that presented Heine's impression about his new experience, that of sensual love, during which he has the revelation of the presence of God.
(1.933-936) It is therefore not surprising that Aurora is afraid to "sign it like a queen"; using the female signature would subject her poetry to the depreciative label of what her cousin Romney condescendingly calls "woman's verses" and herself to the conventional feminine identity that she refuses (2.831).
Politichie is often used for politics in news-papers as depreciative and lacking seriousness.
Les systemes d'emulation mis en place renvoient une image tres depreciative des langues d'origine des eleves.
In the other samples (WL2 and WL3), the weld line is not exactly perpendicular to the imposed tensile loading, which attenuates the depreciative effect of the weld line.
Depreciative terms exist in historical terms such as mulatto, African slave, primitive culture, animist, African jungle, alongside scores of other terms.
Yet, today's Food Service Attendants are faced with a blemish of the past in regards to the old "mess duty" term called "cranking." Sailors often refer to "cranking" as one's mess tour and referred to today's Food Service Attendants as "Cranks." Unfortunately, cranking and/or cranks are derogatory words that are demeaning, belittling, depreciative, scornful, uncomplimentary, degrading and do not bring great credit to those that are serving, or have served.