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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of expressing disapproval (especially of yourself); A prayer to avert or remove some evil or disaster.

Usage examples (37)
  • Self-deprecation is fine, but your work is your art.
  • The Visitor said ... sigh, self-deprecation is lost on some.
  • The best way to avoid deprecation is to drive fewer miles, says Ibara.
  • In a man worth tens of billions of dollars, self-deprecation is a boast. for more
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