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self-depreciatory Line breaks: self-deprecia¦tory
Pronunciation: /sɛlfdɪˈpriːʃ(ɪ)ət(ə)ri/

Definition of self-depreciatory in English:


Another term for self-deprecating.



Pronunciation: /ˌsɛlfdɪˌpriːʃɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • In an industry famed for its confidence and self-belief, there's no room for coyness or self-depreciation.
  • He is full of canny self-depreciation and self-belief and it has undoubtedly rubbed off on his players.
  • Could self-depreciation also be a human right?

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