depreciating

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

depreciating

  1. Present participle of depreciate.

Adjective[edit]

depreciating (comparative more depreciating, superlative most depreciating)

  1. That is declining in value.
  2. That degrades the value of something; deprecating.
    • 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet, VII:
      Gregson and Lestrade seemed to be far from satisfied by this assurance, or by the depreciating allusion to the detective police.