depreciatory


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Synonyms for depreciatory

tending to decrease or cause a decrease in value

tending to diminish or disparage

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As such, we believe that the Turkmen authorities will resort to devaluing the manat most likely in Q116, in light of rising depreciatory pressure on the currency, stemming from reduced gas export volumes and lower gas prices.
The mean value shows that during the sample period, the average return of gold is positive and that the exchanges rates of the seven currencies are depreciatory. As to the risks, the standard deviations are consistent with those shown in Figures 5 and 6, and the risks of gold returns are larger than are those of exchange rate fluctuations.
At the textual level, one can find statements related to age that may be felt to be depreciatory, for example, in situations where the presenter-reporter reacts to some older person's behaviour or gives verbal feedback.
As noted in the first citation, to be more Black carries with it a burden of depreciatory consciousness, resulting in a dis-identification from blackness.
That, after all, is the reason why in 50 per cent societies nick names are depreciatory in 45 per cent they are based on physical abnormalities and in 48 per cent they are based on behavioral abnormalities.
In fact, the last names of most Dalits are depreciatory and used unflatteringly in many Indian languages.
JUST derives its comparative meaning from prepositions; its exact meaning from conjunctions; its specificatory meaning from prepositions; its emphatic meaning from adjectives; its depreciatory meaning from verbs; and its restrictive meaning from nouns [...] This would suggest [...] that JUST gains its meaning by its frequent co-occurrence with specific types of words.
(4) The majority of the characters names are nothing more than animal reference, with Makak's (monkey) and Moustique's (mosquito) being among the most depreciatory. See Uhrbach (579) for more detail.
As another essayist points out, "'Only a detective story' is now an apologetic and depreciatory phrase which has taken the place of that 'only a novel' which once moved Jane Austen to unaccustomed indignation" (Krutch 41).
Hence, to make depreciatory remarks about the police role is to cast aspersion upon the policemen's conceptions of themselves as men." (149) Hahn contends, "[i]n many encounters, police officers take actions primarily to preserve and protect their authority rather than to secure compliance with the law or to promote respect for law enforcement." (150) Hence, "[a]lthough 'disrespect for the police' never has been recognized by the law as a legitimate justification for the use of force or violence, many policemen adopt the attitude that force can be applied to gain deference...." (151) The policeman's fear that a challenge to his authority is a challenge to his manhood is consistent with the masculine anxiety that I previously identify as a part of the hegemonic pattern of U.S.
But after a few sips, the bottle made far less sense as a depreciatory distraction.
She shouldn't listen to the depreciatory remarks of family and friends who usually advise her in such a case to ask for a divorce.
In a letter to his father he wrote, I was reading Henry Miller's banned book, Tropic of Cancer, which actually is a great classic--I never heard of it at Columbia with anything but depreciatory dismissal comments--he and Genet are such frank hip writers that the open expression of their perceptions and real beliefs are a threat to society.
Instead, we are given descriptions of the orator's gestures, the crowd's roar of approval, and the narrator's depreciatory comments.