Synonyms of deprecatory in English:

deprecatory


See definition of deprecatory

adjective

1‘he made deprecatory remarks about the opposition’

SYNONYMS

disapproving, censorious, censuring, critical, scathing, damning, damnatory, condemnatory, condemning, denunciatory

castigatory, reproachful, reproving, upbraiding, admonishing

informal slating, knocking

rare reprobative, reprobatory

2‘Greene was deprecatory about his own writing’

SYNONYMS

disparaging, belittling, denigratory, derogatory, discrediting, diminishing, detracting, deflating, negative, unflattering, slighting

disdainful, derisive, snide, sneering, mocking, jibing

3‘she gave a deprecatory smile at her mistake’

SYNONYMS

apologetic, regretful, full of regret, sorry, remorseful, contrite, penitent, repentant, rueful, appeasing

conscience-stricken, red-faced, shamefaced, sheepish, hangdog

rare propitiatory, compunctious

ANTONYMS

unrepentant