derogatory(redirected from derogatoriness)
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derogatoryadjective belittling, calumniatory, calumnious, censorious, condemnatory, contumelious, defamatory, denunciatory, deprecatory, depreciative, detracting, detractory, disapprobatory, disapproving, discrediting, disdainful, dishonoring, disparaging, faultfinding, injurious, lessening, libelous, objurgatory, slanderous, slighting, uncomplimentary, unflattering
Associated concepts: derogatory statements
Foreign phrases: Quae legi communi derogant stricte innerpretantur.Those things which derogate from the common law are strictly interpreted. Quae legi communi derooant non sunt trahenda in exemplum. Those things which derogate from the common law are not to be drawn into precedent.
See also: bad, calumnious, contemptuous, critical, cynical, disgraceful, libelous, offensive, pejorative, unfavorable