DEPRECIATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DEPRECIATION
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 n.  devaluation; decrease in price or value
Classic Sentence:
1  In a sulky triumph, Drummle showed his morose depreciation of the rest of us, in a more and more offensive degree, until he became downright intolerable.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXVI
2  He carried his head on one side, partly in modest depreciation of himself, partly in modest propitiation of everybody else.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 1. I AM BORN
3  Never to put one hand to anything, on which I could throw my whole self; and never to affect depreciation of my work, whatever it was; I find, now, to have been my golden rules.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 42. MISCHIEF
4  I depreciated Paris; I depreciated France.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
5  But what further depreciates the whale as a civilized dish, is his exceeding richness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 65. The Whale as a Dish.
6  Gregson and Lestrade seemed to be far from satisfied by this assurance, or by the depreciating allusion to the detective police.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Example Sentence:
1  A depreciation of the dollar would make US exports cheaper and especially so in Japan.
2  We must provide for depreciation when calculating the costs.
3  These days we all see a depreciation of the dollar against the yen.
4  Since they set up a builder's yard next door, our house has depreciated in value.
5  Envy is blind and kows nothing except how to depreciate the excellence of others.
6  New cars depreciate in value quickly.
7  New cars start to depreciate as soon as they are on the road.
8  Shares continued to depreciate on the stock markets today.
9  If you neglect this property, it will depreciate.