|English Dictionary: derogation||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for derogation|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Derogation \Der`o*ga"tion\, n. [L. derogatio: cf. F.|
1. The act of derogating, partly repealing, or lessening in
value; disparagement; detraction; depreciation; --
followed by of, from, or to.
I hope it is no derogation to the Christian
He counted it no derogation of his manhood to be
seen to weep. --F. W.
2. (Stock Exch.) An alteration of, or subtraction from, a
contract for a sale of stocks.