Definition of Derogatory. Meaning of Derogatory. Synonyms of Derogatory

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Definition of Derogatory

Derogatory
Derogatory De*rog"a*to*ry, a. Tending to derogate, or lessen in value; expressing derogation; detracting; injurious; -- with from to, or unto. Acts of Parliament derogatory from the power of subsequent Parliaments bind not. --Blackstone. His language was severely censured by some of his brother peers as derogatory to their other. --Macaulay. Derogatory clause in a testament (Law), a sentence of secret character inserted by the testator alone, of which he reserves the knowledge to himself, with a condition that no will he may make thereafter shall be valid, unless this clause is inserted word for word; -- a precaution to guard against later wills extorted by violence, or obtained by suggestion.

Meaning of Derogatory from wikipedia

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