derogation

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌderəˈgeɪʃən/


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
der•o•gate  (v. derə gāt′;adj. derə git, -gāt′),USA pronunciation v.,  -gat•ed, -gat•ing, adj. 
v.i. 
  1. to detract, as from authority, estimation, etc. (usually fol. by from).
  2. to stray in character or conduct;
    degenerate (usually fol. by from).

v.t. 
  1. to disparage or belittle.
  2. [Archaic.]to take away (a part) so as to impair the whole.

adj. 
  1. [Archaic.]debased.
der′o•gation, n. 
  • Latin dērogātus repealed, restricted (past participle of dērogāre), equivalent. to dē- de- + rog(āre) to ask + -ātus -ate1
  • late Middle English 1375–1425
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See  decry. 

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