DEPRECATE in a Sentence

Learn DEPRECATE from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Email Leak Checker - keepds.com
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works? Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of DEPRECATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
deprecate
 v.  express disapproval of; protest against; belittle
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  I learned, from the views of social life which it developed, to admire their virtues and to deprecate the vices of mankind.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
2  'I don't know all I have done, in my fatuity,' said Mr. Wickfield, putting out his hands, as if to deprecate my condemnation.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
3  As Duncan dared not retort upon his accuser by reminding him of his own premeditated treachery, and disdained to deprecate his resentment by any words of apology, he remained silent.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
4  They deprecate the sight of scattered counsels, of internal disagreement; and especially they dislike making their just criticism of a useful and earnest man an excuse for a general discharge of venom from small-minded opponents.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In III
5  He deprecated her mistaken but well-meaning zeal.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
6  She deprecated the connexion in every light.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 4
7  Mr. Spenlow seemed quite cowed by the gentlemanly sternness of Miss Murdstone's manner, and deprecated her severity with a conciliatory little wave of his hand.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
8  The Jondrette, touched by his compliment, deprecated it with the affected airs of a flattered monster.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XIX—OCCUPYING ONE'S SELF WITH OBSCURE DEPTHS
9  Finally he urged unity, and deprecated especially religious and denominational bickering.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XIII
10  He pursued his theme, however, without noticing my deprecation.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
11  She laid a deprecating hand on her friend's.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
12  Lily rose from her seat with a deprecating laugh.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
13  The Nelsons looked deprecating.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
14  But the other made a deprecating gesture.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 14
15  Why, Mas'r," said Sam, in a deprecating tone, "I believe you mean to kill us all clar, horses and all.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
Example Sentence:
1  A firm believer in old-fashioned courtesy, Miss Post must deprecate the modern tendency to address new acquaintances by their first names.
2  We deprecate this use of company funds for political purposes.
3  We deprecated changing the policy at present.
4  The teacher gave the boys a deprecating stare.